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Golden Wreath Wattle
Coojong, Orange Wattle, Blue-leafed Wattle, Western Australian Golden Wattle
Golden Wreath Wattle is a shrub or tree growing 3 m to 10 m tall. The phyllodes are variable in shape can be linear, lance shaped, or sickle shaped. They grow to about 10 cm to 25 cm long and about 5 mm to 30 mm wide, with a prominent midrib. Clusters of 2 to 10 flower heads of golden yellow or lemon yellow flowers are produced in late winter and spring ( from July to November). The flower heads are spherical about 7 mm to 12 mm in diameter. The seed pods are flat and linear, growing up to 12 cm long and about 5 mm wide. The seeds are shiny black or dark brown, and up to 6 mm long.
Coastal sand dunes, sandplains, rocky areas, near watercourses, on sandy soils and clay soils.
Golden Wreath Wattle is found in south west Western Australia. It is naturalised in south east South Australia, Victoria, eastern New South Wales and south east Queensland. It has also been planted in semi-arid areas of Africa, South America, North America and the Middle East.
Height: 3m - 10m
Spread: 3m - 6m
attracts seed-eating and insect-eating birds
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