Australian Native Plants

  Acacia nigricans (Knobthorn Acacia)


Acacia nigricans photo
Acacia nigricans, Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

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




KNOBTHORN ACACIA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Acacia nigricans in Australia

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


Common Name
Knobthorn Acacia

Description
The Knobthorn Acacia is a shrub with yellow globular flowers from around mid-winter to spring.

Height
0.4m - 2m

Distribution
south coast of Western Australia

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Mimosaceae
Genus:Acacia
Species:nigricans
Common Name:Knobthorn Acacia


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