Acacia longifolia (Andrews) Willd.
Sp.Pl. 4:1052 (1806)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 13 September 1999

Shrub or tree, 0.2-10 m high. Fl. yellow, Jul to Sep. Sand, loam, gravel, laterite. Sloping ground, foreshores.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain.

IBRA Subregions: Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest.

IMCRA Regions: Leeuwin-Naturaliste.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Armadale, Bunbury, Busselton, Cockburn, Gosnells, Harvey, Joondalup, Manjimup, Melville, Swan, Wanneroo.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)
Kate Brown and Karen Bettink, Thursday 11 April 2019

General Biology.

Additional information.

References

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Project information and acknowledgements