Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia flavescens

Scientific NameAcacia flavescens
CategoriesNitrogen FixerTreeWattle
Common Name(s)Yellow Wattle, Red Wattle, Primrose Ball Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae

Description

"Tree 4–20 m high." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Notes

 "Grows in sand, in eucalypt forest and woodland." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2) Apart from the Queensland coastline, herbarium specimens for Acacia flavescens exist in a band through central Queensland from Isla Gorge to Clermont and areas south of Collinsville. Occasionally used in revegetation. Some enquiries for this species have come from coal mines.

Acacia flavescens has attractive flowers, pods and glossy phyllodes and could be exploited as an ornamental small tree.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Widespread, mainly in near-coastal areas, from Cape York S to Brisbane, eastern Qld." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia flavescens | Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia flavescens | phyllode, inflorescence | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | Acacia flavescens bark, Tin Can Bay, Qld, April 2019 | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | phyllode, inflorescence | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | phyllode, inflorescence, Tin Can Bay, Qld, April 2019 3 | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | inflorescence | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | pod, phyllodes | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | pod, phyllodes | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia flavescens | pod, phyllodes | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

WorldWideWattle ver. 2. Published on the internet at: www.worldwidewattle.com [Accessed on July 15, 2019]

http://worldwidewattle.com/speciesgallery/flavescens.php?id=23650