Acacia orthocarpa F.Muell. Needleleaf Wattle
J.Linn.Soc.,Bot. 3:136 (1859)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 30 July 1997

Erect spreading or spindly shrub, 0.9-3(-4) m high. Fl. yellow, Mar to Apr or Jun to Jul or Oct. Sandy or stony soils, often over sandstone or ironstone. Rocky hills & rises, plains.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Chichester, Hamersley, Hart, McLarty, Mitchell, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Roebourne, South Kimberley Interzone, Tanami P1, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley, Pilbara (nearshore).

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