Umbrella Bush, Sandhill Wattle

Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: ligulata
Main Flower Colour: Yellow


Acacia ligulata is widespread across most parts of arid and semi-arid Australia. A smallish rounded shrub about 1 to 3 meters high, leaves are slender about 1 cm wide and 10 cm long, leathery with a prominent central vein and ending in a sharp point. Masses of golden flower balls 1 cm in diameter when flowering.
This one was flowering July 2008

Flowering start in July.


The main flower colour is yellow.


Traditional Aboriginal uses: gum or resin (eaten or for adhesives), medicinal or seeds/fruits eaten

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Bio Regions

Channel Country (CHC)

Region Specifics

Near Walker`s Crossing Track South Australia.

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