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Acacia longifolia var. longifolia

Sydney Golden Wattle 

Family: Mimosaceae

Acacia longifolia var. longifolia is a hardy wattle - widespread, but usually short lived. Its main habitat is along creeks and swamps, but will quickly "move into" cleared or disturbed ground. It is a large rounded shrub or small tree growing to 3-4m.

The 8-20cm phyllodes of Acacia longifolia var. longifolia are green, thin, and fairly stiff, distinguished by 2 main veins, one more prominent than the other.

The flowers are golden yellow and cylindrical.

Acacia longifolia var. longifolia flowers from July to November.

Acacia longifolia var. longifolia - Sydney Golden Wattle

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 Acacia longifolia var. longifolia - Sydney Golden Wattle
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