A.quadrilateralis.JPG (52670 bytes)Acacia quadrilateralis: is a member of the Mimosaceae family. The species appears to have no common name.

Acacia quadrilateralis is a tall shrub that may reach a height of 2.5 metres. The phyllodes are linear, slightly curved, square in cross-section and crowned with a sharp point.

Globular flower heads have 25-30 pale yellow individual flowers. Flowering is prolific and conspicuous. The flowering period extends from winter to spring. To keep plants bushy they should be pruned after flowering.

Acacia quadrilateralis is a colourful Wattle that could be grown in shrubberies and informal hedges.

Acacia quadrilateralis is found from the Central Coast of New South Wales to south-eastern coastal Queensland. The species is uncommon throughout its range. The specimen photographed was growing in Fortis Creek National Park near Grafton on the North Coast of New South Wales. The plant was in full flower in late July 2008.

Propagate from seed or cuttings.

 

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