Acacia decurrens, Black Wattle

Acacia decurrens

Black Wattle
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunModerate waterYellow, orange flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirdsFragrant plant

Acacia decurrens is a tall shrub or small tree with bipinnate foliage. The ridge that runs along each branch may be used to identify Acacia decurrens. The dark green foliage contrasts with the bright yellow spring flowers.

Acacia decurrens bark was used in the tanning industry. Tolerates full sun and will grow in most soil conditions.

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