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Acacia_boormanii.jpgAcacia boormaniisnowy river wattleA rounded bushy shrub growing to 4m in height and 3m in width. Profuse golden-yellow ball-shaped flowers are produced in spring. Grey-green phyllodes are long and narrow. A spectacular plant when in flower.
Acacia cognatabower wattle, river wattleA rounded shrub or small tree to 8m in height and 6m in width. It has long, narrow phyllodes and pendulous branches. Creamy yellow ball-shaped flowers can are produced in spring.
Acacia_cultriformis.jpgAcacia cultriformisknife leaf wattleAn erect shrub to 3m in height. A graceful weeping habit with blue-grey triagular shaped foliage and golden yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Acacia_dealbata.jpgAcacia dealbatasilver wattle, mimosaVariable in height from a large shrub to a medium sized tree reaching 30m. However, in a garden situation it will rarely grow taller than 8-9m. Bipinnate foliage is blue-grey and covered in fine hairs which give the tree a silvery appearance.
Acacia_elongata.jpgAcacia elongataslender wattle, swamp wattleAn erect open shrub growing to 3m in height. Elongata refers to the long narrow phyllodes reaching 130mm in length and about 3mm in width. Yellow ball-shaped flowers occur in the phyllode axils.
Acacia_fimbriata.jpgAcacia fimbriatafringed wattle, Brisbane golden wattle.Variable in form from a bushy shrub to a small tree. The dark green to grey-green linear phyllodes are fringed with fine hairs. Cluster of perfumed ball-shaped flowers occur in late winter and spring.
Acacia floribundawhite sallow wattle, gossamer wattleA tall dense shrub or small tree growing to a height of 6m. Long narrrow dark green phyllodes to 15cm long, often slightly curved. Abundant pale yellow ball-shaped flowers in winter and spring.
Acacia howittiisticky wattleA dense shrub or small tree growing to 8m in height and spreading 3m. It is fast growing and has a graceful weeping habit. Small elliptical phyllodes to 3cm in length have a sticky texture and pale yellow ball-shaped flowers occur in spring.
Acacia implexahickory wattle, lightwoodA small to medium sized tree growing to a height of 12m. Relatively long lived compared to many wattles. It has sickle shaped phyllodes to 20cm in length and clusters of creamy-yellow coloured, ball-shaped flowers in summer and autumn.
Acacia longifolia var. sophoraecoast wattleVariable in form from a small upright tree to 5m in height, to a dense spreading shrub to 4m in width. The latter is typical when grown in coastal conditions. Light green phyllodes grow to 15cm in length and the flowers are golden yellow rods in spring

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