Acacia juncifolia Mimosaceae

Rush-leaf Wattle.
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Form and Size: Upright, very fine foliaged shrub, 2-5m tall.

Distribution: Southern Qld. and on the Blackdown Tableland and White Mountains.

Phyllodes: Blue-green, only about 1mm wide x 7-20cm long, held upright on the bush.

Bark: Flaky, brown.

Flowers: Bright yellow ball flowers, singly or in pairs in the leaf axils.

Flowering Period: July to September.

Fruit: Pods, smooth, reddish-brown, 5-10cm x 0.3-0.4cm, ending in a long thin point; constricted and elongated between the seeds; seeds longitudinal in the pod.

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from treated seed. Suited to inland areas and sandy soils.