Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia murrayana

Scientific NameAcacia murrayana
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubTreeWattle
Common Name(s)Murrya's Wattle, Sandplain Wattle, Colony Wattle, Powder Bark Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


"Shrub or tree to 5 m, sometimes 8 m, may sucker and form colonies." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


"Grows in sand on dunes, plains or along streams, often with mulga or ‘spinifex’." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Historical Notes


"Widespread in the Arid Zone from North West Cape and Shark Bay, W.A., through N.T. and S.A. to the western margin of the Great Divide near Mitchell (Qld) and Narrabri (N.S.W.)." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

References and Related Links

WorldWideWattle ver. 2. Published on the internet at: www.worldwidewattle.com [Accessed on Sept 23, 2019] http://worldwidewattle.com/speciesgallery/murrayana.php?id=3452