Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Acacia dealbata Link
FABACEAE
silver wattle, black wattle, Tasmania mimosa, blue wattle
umtfolo
Invasive, Problem species
Origin: East and South East Australia and Tasmania
Growth Form: Tree
Plant Description: Plant: Unarmed, evergreen tree 5–10(–15) m high; branchlets shallowly ridged, often tinged grey or purple; growth tips velvety-hairy, initially yellow turning greyish or white. Leaves: Silvery-grey to light green, finely hairy, bipinnate; leaflets short (2.0–5.5 mm) and crowded; a raised gland occurs at each junction of pinnae pairs. Flowers: Pale to bright yellow, globular flowerheads in large, fragrant sprays, July–August. Fruit: Greyish or purplish-brown pods, not or only slightly constricted.
Key Features:
Control: combination of chemical, mechanical and management technics
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Fagg, M. © Australian National Botanic Gardens

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Kelly, D. © Australian National Botanic Gardens

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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K Braun, Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

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