Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia coriacea subsp. sericophylla

Scientific NameAcacia coriacea subsp. sericophylla
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubTreeWattle
Common Name(s)Wirewood, Desert Oak, Dogwood, Wiry Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily - Mimosoideae


"Shrubby, normally somewhat gnarled tree 3–10 m high. Bark grey, thick and spongy, yellow inside." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


"Grows in red sand and sandy or pebbley loam, mostly in open shrubland over spinifex." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Historical Notes


"Widespread across northern central Arid Zone from W.A. through N.T. and S.A. to Qld and N.S.W. In N.S.W. it is restricted to the Cumborah and New Angledool areas." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia coriacea subsp. sericophylla | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

WorldWideWattle ver. 2. Published on the internet at: www.worldwidewattle.com [Accessed Dec 5, 2020]