Native Plants Queensland
Townsville Branch
           PO Box 363 Aitkenvale Qld 4814

 

 

 

 

 Acacia dietrichiana

Mimosasaceae 

 

Form and Size: Tall, sparsely branched shrub with reddish, sticky branchlets

Distribution: Inland northern and central Qld, from White Mountains to Tambo, on shallow, rocky soils

Phyllodes: Leathery, straight, oblong, blunt, smooth, 1-2.5cm x 0.2-0.3cm; mid vein prominent

Flowers: Yellow balls in groups of 1-3 arising from the leaf axils

Flowering Period: June to July

Fruit: Pods, straight, smooth, 4-6cm x 0.5cm; constricted between the seeds and appearing bead-like

Cultivation/Notes: Propagate from treated seed