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Photo of Acacia flexifoliaAcacia flexifolia

Bent-leaf Wattle

Description: Small, erect shrub to 1 m or slightly more. Phyllodes narrow, about 2 cm long, sometimes glaucous. Bears small yellow ball flowers in late winter.
Distribution: Qld., NSW, Vic.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Glaucous leafed form is most desirable. Well drained, dry position is most 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