Velvet Wattle, Wyberba Wattle

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

Description

A rare wattle is this small erect or spreading tree or shrub. It grows to to about 8 m high and has fissured, dark grey bark.

Phyllodes are silvery grey-green and tapering at either end, up to 10 cm long, 8–30 mm wide. May be hairy or smooth with 3 or more longitudinal veins.

Flowerheads are cylindrical, 2–5 cm long, bright yellow with 1 or 2 in the axil of phyllodes.
Seed pods are straight and flat but raised over the seeds.

Flowering start in September.

Identification

The main flower colour is yellow. Listed as endangered n NSW

References

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=wattle&lvl=sp&name=Acacia~pubifolia

http://www.southerndowns.qld.gov.au/page/Lifestyle__Community/Environmental_Management/Vegetation_Management/Rare_Species_Pages/Wyberba_Wattle/

http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/threatenedspeciesapp/profile.aspx?id=10024Created: 11 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Location

Bio Regions

BBS - Brigalow Belt South

Specifics

Expedition NP, Qld

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