Acacia verticillata subsp. ovoidea (Benth.) Court

Fl. Australia 11B: 492 (2001) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Spreading to prostrate shrub 1–2 m high. Phyllodes alternate or fascicled, rarely whorled, often flattened, (0.5–)0.7–1.5 cm long, 0.5–1 mm wide, pungent. Flowers in ovoid or spherical heads to 1.2 cm long. Flowers Jul.–Dec.

CVU, DunT, EGL, EGU, GipP, Glep, Gold, GGr, HSF, OtP, OtR, VAlp, VVP, WPro, Wim. Widespread in southern Victoria, most commonly in coastal areas in heathland or woodland, usually on sandy soil.

Created by: Andre Messina, 2016-04-11
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-08-27
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Acacia verticillata subsp. ovoidea in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Acacia verticillata subsp. ovoidea in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Wimmera present native
Glenelg Plain present native
Victorian Volcanic Plain present native
Gippsland Plain present native
Otway Plain present native
Goldfields present native
Central Victorian Uplands present native
Greater Grampians present native
Dundas Tablelands present native
East Gippsland Lowlands present native
East Gippsland Uplands present native
Wilsons Promontory present native
Highlands-Southern Fall present native
Otway Ranges present native
Victorian Alps present native

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South Australia