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Queensland Silver Wattle
Mount Morgan Wattle
Queensland Silver Wattle is an ornamental spreading tree that grows to about 5 m in height and 5 m in width. The silver grey phyllodes are oval and about 2 cm to 4 cm long, and 1 cm to 2.5 cm wide. Fragrant yellow flowers are produced in winter in June and July. The showy flower heads are spherical. The seed pods grow up to 12 cm long and 2 cm wide. The seeds are dull black, oblong and about 7 mm long.
eucalyptus forest, on sandy soils and rocky soils
Queensland Silver Wattle is found in eastern central Queensland, south east Queensland, eastern New South Wales. Naturalised in south-western Western Australia. Naturalised in other parts of the world including Malaysia, Africa, India and South America.
Height (m): 4 - 7
Spread (m): 4 - 5
Soil Texture: sand, loam, clay
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils
Frost Sensitivity: moderately sensitive
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 500
Flower Colour: yellow
Flower Season: winter, spring
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
attracts seed-eating birds
|Common Name:||Queensland Silver Wattle|
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