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Photo of Acacia translucensAcacia translucens

Description: A low, spreading shrub, varying in height from 50 cm to 2 m. The thick phyllodes are obliquely elliptical or obovate and up to 2.5 cm long. The bright yellow ball flowers are borne on stalks to 2 cm long.
Distribution: WA, NT.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: A hardy plant for tropical areas when used in a sunny well-drained site.
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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