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Flinders Range Wattle

Acacia iteaphylla

Description:

Indigenous to South Australia, but introduced into Victoria by the horticulture industry. A distinctive wattle growing to 3m, with many branches and rounded in shape. This species is often the first to flower during the Autumn, the developing flower buds (Pic 3) have a distinctive pine cone appearance. The grey-green leaves are also distinctive, (approx. 7cm long), coming off the stem at an almost 90 degree angle.

Habitat:

Roadside


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2 Comments

Vinny
Vinny 4 years ago

They do spread through the bush, though not as bad as some other wattles (eg. A. deccurens, A longifolia, A. baileyana or A. floribunda).

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Wish I could identify our wattles. Are these causing any weed problems you know of? (like Mt Morgans, Howittii)

Vinny
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Vinny

Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.64, Long: 145.19

Spotted on May 17, 2015
Submitted on May 17, 2015

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