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Acacia oxycedrus

Spike Wattle

Family: Mimosaceae

Acacia oxycedrus is a tall, spreading wattle growing up to 3 m high. It grows in open forest in sandy soil.

The leaf-like phyllodes are stiff, flat and very sharp, 2-3 cm long.

The flower heads are dense cylindrical spikes of bright yellow.

Pods are woody and cylindrical, 5 -10 cm long.

Acacia oxycedrus flowers in August and September.

Acacia oxycedrus - Spike Wattle

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Acacia oxycedrus - Spike Wattle

 

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