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Photo of Acacia gunniiAcacia gunnii

(Previously known as: Acacia vomeriformis)

Ploughshare Wattle

Description: Stiff, woody shrub to 40 cm. Dark green phyllodes are triangular and sharp-pointed. Cream coloured flowers appear in spring.
Distribution: SA.Vic. ACT. NSW. Tas.
Propagation: From scarified seed or boiling water treatment.
Cultivation: Needs a well-drained position in sun or par shade. May spread to 60 cm in cultivation.
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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