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Photo of Acacia rigensAcacia rigens

Needle Wattle

Description: Beautiful spreading shrub to 2 m by 3 m across. Silvery-grey terete phyllodes to 8 cm and golden ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: WA, Qld., NSW, Vic., SA (mallee areas).
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Fine specimen plant that enjoys a well-drained, sunny position.
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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