Category Archives: Acacia

Acacia phlebocarpa

A barely 1metre high, spreading sticky shrub from the Central Kimberley, which makes it suitable for verges and gardens in the suburbs.

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Acacia wickhamii

A shrub to 1 metre similar to A.stellaticeps, but with yellow cylinders flowering prolifically during winter and spring. Found at the northern end of the Dampier peninsula and in the Kimberley Tablelands and near Kununurra. A separate sub-species is in … Continue reading

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Acacia stellaticeps

Small shrub with phyllodes around 1cm long, with flowers as yellow balls. Formerly Acacia translucens, which was split into several species. Found mainly south of Broome: Very similar to Acacia wickhamii, found north of Broome around the Buccaneer Archipelago.

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Acacia cowleana

Medium to large shrub in the A. colei group. Green to grey phyllodes, clusters of yellow flower cylinders followed by long thin pods, which do not coil up like A.colei: The seeds have yellow arils the same as A.colei.

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Acacia argyrea

Small to medium silvery grey shrub from the central Kimberley with racemes of yellow cylindrical flowers. Phyllodes and seed pods silky hairy:

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Acacia hilliana …

A low spreading flat shrub, with yellow flowers in cylinders. Very resinous, this is one of the predominant flowering shrub species in the Great Sandy Desert.

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Acacia aneura

A species with many variations and sub species, commonly known as Mulga. The most common wattle across Australia, widely used and is useful fodder on pastoral stations. The wood is very hard, flowers and phyllodes are quite variable.

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Acacia balsamea …

Attractive fine grey phyllodes on this Great Sandy Desert species, with yellow globular flower heads.

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Acacia stenophylla

Large spreading shrub, long narrow phyllodes and long beaded pods, mostly in the SE Kimberley around Sturt Creek.

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Acacia pachycarpa

Small dense weeping wattle tree to 4m, with large bean pods, from the SE Kimberley.

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