Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia spectabilis

Scientific NameAcacia spectabilis
CategoriesNitrogen FixerShrubWattle
Common Name(s)Mudgee Wattle , Pilliga Wattle, Glory Wattle
FamilyFabaceae, Subfamily Mimosoideae


"Shrub or tree 2–4 (–6) m high. Bark smooth, blue-grey, grey or whitish."  (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)


"Grows in open forest, woodland or heath, often associated with Callitris spp., in sandy or gravelly soils, on sandstone, granite or laterite. Flowers mainly July–Nov."  (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Historical Notes


"Extends in south-eastern Qld from Eidsvold and Fraser Is. S to the Darling Downs and common on the slopes and western plains of N.S.W. in the Pilliga Scrub S to Cowra and W to Condobolin; occasionally naturalised on the North and Central Coasts of N.S.W."  (WorldWideWattle ver. 2)

Distribution Map | Acacia spectabilis | Queensland Native Seeds

Acacia spectabilis | habit | Queensland Native Seeds

References and Related Links

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