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Photo of Acacia papyrocarpaAcacia papyrocarpa

(Previously known as: Acacia sowdenii)

Western Myall

Description: Tall shrub or spreading tree to 7 m high with drooping, linear, grey phyllodes to 8 cm. Bears yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: SA, WA.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A handsome plant for dry areas. Has performed well in Canberra. Full sun and good drainage recommended.
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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