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Date of issue: 1996
Designer: Rankin Bevers Design

Plant: Acacia melanoxylon

Family: Mimosaceae (Leguminosae)

Blackwood
Variable tree reaching 30m in deep gullies.
Cream-yellow ball-shaped flowers occur in spring.
Good timber tree.
Occurs in Qld, NSW, Vic, Tas, SA.
(Has become a weed in South Africa)



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