Acacia alpina

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Acacia alpina
Alpina mueller.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Species: A. alpina
Binomial name
Acacia alpina
F.Muell.[1]
Synonyms

Acacia longifolia var. alpina F.Muell.[2]

Acacia alpina (Alpine Wattle) is an evergreen[3] shrub 1 m to 2 m high and about 10 m wide.

It is a close relative of Acacia phlebophylla and they tend to hybridize. It often can be found in alpine and subalpine areas of Australia. [4] A. alpina flowers from October to November.[5] In gardening it is used as "ground cover."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acacia alpina". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 
  2. ^ ILDIS LegumeWeb
  3. ^ a b ontariogardening.com
  4. ^ World Wide Wattle
  5. ^ PlantNET

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