Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia leptostachya

Scientific NameAcacia leptostachya
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubWattle
Common Name(s)
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


"Small shrub to tree, 0.5–6 m high." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


Grows in deep sand and skeletal soil on sandstone or granite in eucalypt woodland, open eucalypt forest or Triodia hummock grassland. (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

A very useful plant for rehabilitation work. The taxon exhibits considerable variability.

Historical Notes


"Occurs from the E central part of Cape York Penin. near Coen through coastal and inland districts as far S as Maryborough and Boatman Stn, S of Charleville, Qld. It also occurs near Riversleigh Stn (c. 200 km NW of Mt Isa)." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

References and Related Links


WorldWideWattle ver. 2. Published on the internet at: www.worldwidewattle.com [Accessed on Aug 30, 2020]