*Acacia decurrens Willd.
Sp.Pl. 4:1072 (1806)

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Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 24 September 1997

Tree, 2-10 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Roadsides, creeklines & wasteland.

Photo of Acacia decurrens Willd.



Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P2, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Boyup Brook, Busselton, Collie, Dardanup, Donnybrook-Balingup, Harvey, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Manjimup, Murray, Narrogin, Serpentine-Jarrahdale.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)
Kate Brown and Karen Bettink, Thursday 24 July 2014

General Biology. Growth form. Small tree. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Water, birds, ants, wind, garden refuse, soil movement. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Resprouts. Seedbank persistence. Long, 5+ years. Fire response. Fire stimulates mass germination of soil stored seed. Adult plants can resprout from base following fire.

Additional information. Origin. Eastern Australia. History of use/introduction. Garden escape.

Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings. Fell mature plants. Young plants may occasionally resprout. Apply 250 ml Access® in 15 L of diesel to basal 50 cm of trunk (basal bark) or cut and paint with 50% glyphosate or drill and fill. Older plants can be ringbarked. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.

Management Calendar

Calendar TypeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecComments
Flowering     OYYYO   
FruitingYO       OYY 
Optimum Treatment  OOOYYYYOOO 

Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.



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