Acacia acinacea

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Acacia acinacea
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Clade: Mimosoideae
Genus: Acacia
A. acinacea
Binomial name
Acacia acinacea
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Occurrence data from AVH

Acacia acinacea is a flowering shrub growing to 2m in height. It is native to Australia and lives for 15 years (on average). They are tolerant of drought and frost. It is also a species of wattle, and is commonly known as wreath wattle, gold dust wattle or round-leaf wattle.

They are a hardy, free-flowering species with very specific soil requirements. The requirements are that the soil is well-drained and non-saline, although it can tolerate many different types.


  1. ^ "Acacia acinacea". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government, Canberra. Retrieved 4 December 2012.

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