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Photo of Acacia complanataAcacia complanata

Description: Rounded shrub to 3 m, sometimes taller. Stems flattened and slightly reddish. Phyllodes elliptical to 10 cm, light green. Flowers are in deep yellow balls from spring to autumn.
Distribution: NSW, Qld.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Prefers sandy soil in full sun or part shade. Has been observed to flower after rain. Useful low screen.
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© Text derived from the Acacia sections of the 4th edition of Australian Native Plants by John Wrigley and Murray Fagg, published in 1996 by Reed Books Pty Ltd