Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia pustula

Scientific NameAcacia pustula
CategoriesNitrogen FixerTreeWattle
Common Name(s)
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae

Description

"Tree to 15 m high; juvenile bipinnate leaves persistent until plant is at least 2 m high. Branchlets angled at extremities, dark reddish, glabrous." (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Notes

"Grows in sand or sandy loam over sandstone, in eucalypt woodland or open forest."  (WorldWideWattle ver. 2) We commonly observe Acacia pustula on lateritised profiles such as near Proston, Qld.

Historical Notes

Distribution

"Common in an area bordered by Cracow, Condamine, Kingaroy and Eidsvold with disjunct occurrences in the Carnarvon and Salvator Rosa Natl Park areas and N of Mitchell, south-eastern Qld."  (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia pustula | Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia pustula | juvenile stage bipinnate leaves | Queensland Native Seeds
Acacia pustula | raceme | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

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

http://worldwidewattle.com/speciesgallery/pustula.php?id=23798