Australian Native Plants

  Acacia glaucoptera (Clay Wattle)


Acacia glaucoptera photo
Acacia glaucoptera, Cranbourne Botanic Gardens, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




CLAY WATTLE FACTS

distribution map showing range of Acacia glaucoptera in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Clay Wattle

Description
The Clay Wattle is a spreading shrub with yellow ball shaped flowers in spring.

Height
0.5m - 1.5m

Spread
2m - 3m

Propagation
scarified seed

Distribution
Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Mimosaceae
Genus:Acacia
Species:glaucoptera
Common Name:Clay Wattle


Relatives in same Genus
  Acacia acanthoclada
  Acacia denticulosa
  Acacia fimbriata
  Acacia nigricans
  Acacia pendula
  Acacia pycnantha
  Acacia restiacea
  Acacia tetragonophylla