Description The Winged Wattle is a large shrub, that grows to about 2 m in height. The phyllodes are flattened and continuous along the stem giving the stem a winged appearance.. The wings of these phyllodes are up to 20 mm wide and 7 cm long. Each phyllode has a spine at the tip. The Winged Wattle flowers from April and December. The flower spike is simple with often two flowers at each axil. The flower heads are round and contain 4 to 15 flowers. These flowers can be white, cream or golden yellow.
Habitat Winged Wattle grows in a variety of soils types Including near streams, rocky hills, salt pans and clay flatland.
Distribution Found throughout the west coast of Western Australia from north of Geraldton to south around Albany.
Growth Characteristics Height: 1m - 2m Spread: 1m
Propagation scarified seed
Wildlife Interest attracts seed-eating and insect-eating birds