Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
Prefers moist areas, streamsides etc.
Small to large tree with ribbed stems. Leaves 2-pinnate, pinnae in 2-5 pairs, Pinules widely spaced and green. Inflorescence consists of numerous pale yellow globbose heads arranged in racemes. Seed pod up to 150 x 15 mm.
The foliage of this wattle is very distinctive, almost fern-like, and much larger than all other naturalised 2-pinnate wattles.
acacia: Derived from Greek ‘akazo’ to sharpen, meaning point; spine or thorn.
Life Cycle Comments
Fast growing and long lived.
Wind and gravity
Can tolerate extended dry periods and frosts.