Velvet Wattle, Wyberba Wattle

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


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.


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

References 11 Nov 2014 - Member - John and Val

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Bio Regions

Brigalow Belt South (BBS)

Region Specifics

Expedition NP, Qld

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