BROUGHTON WILLOW FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Coobah, Native Willow, Willow Wattle, Sally Wattle, Black Wattle, Doolan, Native Wattle
Broughton Willow is a large shrub or tree growing 3 m to 20 m tall. The green or grey-green phyllodes droop downwards and grow about 7cm to 20 cm long and up to 30 mm wide. The plant flowers between April and June and intermittently throughout the year. The cream to pale yellow flower heads are produced in clusters of 2 to 8. The flower heads are spherical. The seed pods are narrow and oblong growing to 12 cm long and about 1 cm wide. The seeds are shiny, black and have a red aril.
near streams , floodplains, on sand soils and clay soils.
Broughton Willow is found in Queensland and New South Wales, extending into neighboring Northern Territory, South Australia and Victoria.
Height (m): 4 - 10
Spread (m): 3 - 5
Soil Texture: loam, clay
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: resistant
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 300
Flower Colour: yellow
Flower Season: winter, spring
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
|Common Name:||Broughton Willow|
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