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Photo of Acacia elongataAcacia elongata

Swamp Wattle

Description: Open, erect shrub to 3 m by 1.5 m with long, linear, stiff phyllodes to 12 cm. Bears golden ball-shaped flowers in spring.
Distribution: damp places in NSW.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Generally adaptable in cultivation, responds to sunny positions in most soils. Will accept damp situations.
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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