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Photo of Acacia perangustaAcacia perangusta

(Previously known as: Acacia fimbriata var. perangusta)

Description: Rounded shrub or small tree to 6 m high. The smooth linear phyllodes are up to 7 cm long. Yellow ball-shaped flowers adorn the shrub in late winter and early spring. It has narrower phyllodes than the related Acacia fimbriata.
Distribution: south-east Qld. (restricted) and northern NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: The showy, quick-growing wattle is commonly cultivated in Brisbane. Foliage is attractive and it makes a useful screen. Most soils are suitable.
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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