Acacia vestita Ker Gawl.

Weeping Boree

A spreading shrub to 4 m tall with pendulous, densely hairy branchlets. Phyllodes straight or slightly sickle-shaped, 1-2 cm long, 0.5-1 cm wide, with a prominent midvein, the tip with a small point, glands absent. Flower clusters of 10-19 flower heads; spring. Flower heads of 10-30 flowers, golden. Fruit pod straight and flat, 3-9 cm long, 6-13 mm wide, waxy-blue.


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.