Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia floribunda

Scientific NameAcacia floribunda
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubWattle
Common Name(s)Gossamer Wattle, White Sally Wattle, River Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


"Spreading shrub or tree, 2–8 m high, 2–15 m wide." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


The habit of Acacia floribunda makes it a simpler subject for seed harvesters although access to considerable lengths of watercourses may be required for large collections.

Historical Notes


"Widespread in forests and woodlands along the eastern coastal and subcoastal regions from Stanthorpe, Mt Barney and Tambourine Mt in SE Qld, southwards through N.S.W. to Briagolong N of Stratford in eastern Vic. with an isolated occurrence at Nambour near Maroochydore in south-eastern Qld. It is often common along the banks of streams." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia floribunda | Queensland Native Seeds

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