Dolphin Wattle

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


Triangular, dolphin shaped phyllodes (modified leaf stalks that look like and act as leaves) is the memorable characteristic of this small shrub. It grows about one metre high and although tough it has arching branches. The phyllodes have sharp points. Globular (but slightly elongated) flowerheads are carried along the stem in the axils of each phyllode. Grows in sand.

Flowering start in August and ends in October.


The main flower colour is yellow. Triangular phyllodes with sharp points.

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Bio Regions

Esperance Plains (ESP)

Region Specifics

Fitzgerald River NP. WA

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