Coastal Wattle

Acacia longifolia sophorae (Labill.) Court

A common coastal tree or shrub like most members of the genus, the mature plant does not have true leaves but has leaf-like flattened stems called phyllodes. In A.sophorae the phyllodes are oval shaped between 5 and 10 cm long with prominent longitudal veins. The bright yellow flowers occur in the axils of the phyllodes as elongated spikes up to 50 mm long. Flowering is mainly in late winter and spring. Seed pods produced in early summer; strongly curved

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What is the distribution of Acacia longifolia sophorae?

Ranges from SE Qld through eastern N.S.W. to the southern Eyre Penin. in S.A. and toTasmania

How big does Acacia longifolia sophorae grow?

5 m high and 15 m or more wide

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