Acacia prominens G.Don

Gosford Wattle

Tree or sometimes shrub to 15 m or so tall, with flexuous or pendulous branchlets with silvery pink new growth. Phyllodes 3-6 cm long, 4-8 mm wide, thin, singleveined, waxy-blue with a tiny point at the tip and a gland below the middle. Flower clusters slightly longer than the phyllodes, with slender stalks. Fruit pod flat, 4-8 cm long, 7-10 mm wide.

NSW (N and C coastal regions).

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.