Acacia flavescens Mimosaceae

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Form and Size: Medium bushy tree to 10 m.

Distribution: Coastal areas of Qld., as far south as Coolum.

Phyllodes: Broad, sickle-shaped, thick, 9-24cm x 2-4cm, dark green with 3 prominent veins and network of secondary veins.

Flowers: Cream ball flowers in large clusters.

Flowering Period: Variable, often flowering several times between December and July.

Fruit: Pods, flat, leathery, light brown, slightly winged, slightly constricted between the seeds, 6-12cm x 1.5-2cm; seeds transverse in the pod.

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from treated seed. A hardy, fast growing plant good for screening.