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Acacia decurrens Acacia is synonymous with spring here in Australia, but look at this glorious show on the winter flowering wattle Acacia decurrens which I saw within the forest opposite my place yesterday.<br />
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There are around 1,300 Acacia species, of which an impressive 1,000 are here in this country, with varying flowering times throughout the year. Acacia decurrens,Australia,Black wattle,Botany,Fabaceae,Fabales,Flora,Geotagged,Winter,black wattle,new south wales,yellow flowers Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Acacia decurrens

Acacia is synonymous with spring here in Australia, but look at this glorious show on the winter flowering wattle Acacia decurrens which I saw within the forest opposite my place yesterday.

There are around 1,300 Acacia species, of which an impressive 1,000 are here in this country, with varying flowering times throughout the year.

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  1. Had no idea about the size of that genus, that's crazy. Quite a winter highlight! Posted one month ago

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"Acacia decurrens" is a perennial tree or shrub native to eastern New South Wales, including Sydney, the Greater Blue Mountains Area, the Hunter Region, and south west to the Australian Capital Territory. It grows to a height of 2–15 m and it flowers from July to September.

Similar species: Fabales
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Aug 2, 2022. Captured Aug 1, 2022 11:17 in 1 Perina Pl, Merewether Heights NSW 2291, Australia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/10.0
  • 10/1000s
  • ISO250
  • 50mm