Rush leaved wattle
Acacia juncifolia, Fam. Fabaceae
Upright shrub, 2-5m tall, with very fine foliage.
|Form or habit:||Shrub|
Blue green phyllodes, about 1mm wide x 7-20cm long, held upright on the bush.
|Flower description:||Bright yellow ball flowers, singly or in pairs in the leaf axils. July to September.|
|Fruit description:||Red brown, smooth pods, 5-10 x 0.3-0.4cm, ending in a long thin point and constricted and elongated between the seed. Seed longitudinal in the pod.|
|Habitat:||Open forest, woodland.|
|Distribution||Queensland, New South Wales.|
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|Toxicity:||No toxicity known|
|Notes:||Suited to inland areas and sandy soils. Propagate from treated seed.|
|Information sources:||Townsend K. & the Society for Growing Australian Plant Townsville Branch Inc. (1994) Across the Top: Gardening with Australian Plants in the tropics.|