Silver Wattle

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


A very common wattle along the NSW tablelands. Ranges in size from a bushy shrub to a tall forest tree in wet forests. True leaves are green-grey. Spherical flower heads are at the ends of branches making a colourful flowering display. Suckers freely.

Flowering start in August and ends in September.


The main flower colour is yellow.


Bark used for tannin production. Wood used for pulp making and furniture.

References 31 Aug 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 02 Sep 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

South Eastern Highlands (SEH), Nandewar (NAN), NSW South Western Slopes (NSS)

Region Specifics

NSW southern Tablelands

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