Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia podalyrifolia

Scientific NameAcacia podalyrifolia
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubWattle
Common Name(s)Mount Morgan Wattle, Queensland Silver Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


"Spreading tree 3–7 m high." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


"In the N of its range it is more or less restricted to sandstone hills in open Eucalyptus forest, however, in the south it occurs on rocks of various types. An adaptable species which has become naturalised in some areas. Flowers mainly June and July." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

A very simple species to collect in large quantities if it has cropped well.

Historical Notes


"Common in Qld from Mt Morgan inland to W of the Carnarvon Ra. and SE to Stanthorpe; in N.S.W. it is known only from Legume (c. 3 km W of Qld/N.S.W. border); naturalized in southwest W.A. and in S.A." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia podalyrifolia | Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia podalyrifolia | inflorescence, phyllode | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia podalyrifolia | seed | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

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