Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia myrtifolia

Scientific NameAcacia myrtifolia
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubWattle
Common Name(s)Myrtle Wattle, Red-Stemmed Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


"Glabrous, bushy shrub usually 0.5–3 m high. New shoots often red. Branchlets angled, prominently ribbed, normally red." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


"Grows in sand or sand over laterite or granite, in forest, woodland, scrub or heath, often in coastal or near-coastal areas." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Historical Notes


"Widespread and common in temperate southern Australia, occurring in all States, except N.T." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia myrtifolia | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

WorldWideWattle ver. 2. Published on the internet at: www.worldwidewattle.com [Accessed on Sept 23, 2019]