Green Wattle, Acacia decurrens

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

Description

A small to medium sized tree. True bright green leaves with nectaries prominent along the central rib of each leaf. Young/small branched have a ribbed appearance. Large infloresences of bright yellow balls at the ends of branches make a brilliant display.

Flowering start in August and ends in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow.

Uses

Widely cultivated and occasionally naturalised. It is cultivated throughout Australia and the world, and has naturalised in most Australian states and in Africa, the Americas, Europe, New Zealand and the Pacific, the Indian Ocean area, and Japan. The bark is used for tanning.

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Acacia~decurrensCreated: 31 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 02 Sep 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

SEH - South Eastern Highlands

SYB - Sydney Basin

Specifics

south from Hunter Valley to the A.C.T., common in the Sydney region

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