London J. Bot. 1: 385 (1842) APNI
Establishment means:Sparingly established
Spreading shrub to c. 2.5 m high; bark smooth, grey to brown; branchlets terete or obscurely angled, usually with pale short spreading hairs. Leaves bipinnate, pale green, subsessile; rachis 1–6 cm long, with a small orbicular gland at insertion of basal pair of pinnae; with minute, orbicular jugary glands often inconspicuous or missing from some pairs of pinnae; pinnae in (3–)8–19 pairs, (0.2–)0.5–1.2 cm long, lower pairs shorter than others; pinnules in 4–14 pairs, narrowly ovate, orbicular or oblong, 0.8–2 mm long, 0.5–1(–1.3) mm wide, hispidulous especially below and on margins, oblique at base, the apex obtuse, broadly rounded or subacute. Inflorescences of axillary racemes or panicles; axis often flexuose; heads globular 3–5 mm diam., 16–32-flowered, pale to golden yellow, peduncles c. 3 mm long. Pods straight or sligtly curved 1.5–11.5 cm long, 4–6.5 mm wide, subcoriaceous, blue-black or dark brown, silvery-hispid. Flowers Aug.–Oct.
*DunT, *GipP, *HSF, *OtP, *VVP. Also NSW (native), ACT (naturalised). Widely cultivated. Scattered plants occasionally recorded as naturalised away from gardens (e.g. Anglesea, Beaumaris). Native to inland New South Wales.
Description adapted from http://worldwidewattle.com.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|Victorian Volcanic Plain||present||introduced|
|New South Wales|
|Australian Capital Territory|