Acacia podalyriifolia G.

Don Mount Morgan Wattle

Tall shrub or small tree with pale blue-grey foliage. Branches and branchlets with a covering of long hairs. Phyllodes narrow- to broad-ovate to almost spherical, 3-4 cm long, 1.5-2.5 cm wide, with a midrib and hooked apical point, glands 1 or 2 on margin. Flower cluster stalk waxy-blue and hairy. Flowers yellow in winter. Fruit pod large, broad and flat, 1.5-2 cm wide.

A garden escape in a few areas of NSW.

Qld, NSW (N coast).

Source: Spencer, R. (2002). Mimosaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 3. Flowering plants. Dicotyledons. Part 2. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Fabales
family       Fabaceae
genus        Acacia Mill.