WESTERN MYALL FACTS
Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
Western Myall is a shrub or tree growing to about 8 m tall. The greyish-green phyllodes are narrow, straight and flat, growing between 4 cm and 12 cm long and about 2 mm wide. Yellow flowers are produced in spring. The spherical flower heads are about 4 mm in diameter. The seed pods are thin and flat, about 11 cm long and up to 1 cm wide. The seeds are dark brown and about 5 mm long.
open woodland, shrubland
Western Myall is found in central and south eastern Western Australia, and central and southern South Australia.
Height (m): 5 - 10
Spread (m): 3 - 6
Soil Texture: sand, loam, limestone
Soil pH: acid soils, neutral soils, alkaliine soils
Frost Sensitivity: resistant
Minimum Rainfall (mm): 125
Flower Colour: yellow
Flower Season: spring
(source: SA State Flora Catalog)
attracts seed-eating birds, shelter for small birds, caterpillars feed on leaves
|Common Name:||Western Myall|
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