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Acacia ancistrocarpa Maiden & Blakely Fitzroy Wattle
J.Roy.Soc.Western Australia 13:31,Pl.21,Figs 1-6 (1928)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Friday 11 July 1997

Spreading shrub or tree (occasionally), (0.6-)1-3(-5) m high. Fl. yellow, Mar to Aug. Often on red sandy soils. Along creeks, pindan or stony plains.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Great Sandy Desert, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Cape Range, Chichester, Fitzroy Trough, Fortescue, Hamersley, Hart, Lateritic Plain, Mackay, McLarty, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Trainor, Western Mallee, Wooramel.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Halls Creek, Karratha, Kondinin, Meekatharra, Ngaanyatjarraku, Port Hedland, Wyndham-East Kimberley.