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Acacia dealbata Link
Habit: Tree < 30 m, unarmed. Stem: twig angled, silver-blue, short-hairy. Leaf: 2-pinnate, < 17 cm, silver-blue; petiole 8--22 mm, short-hairy; main axis with raised glands at each pair of 1° leaflets; 1° leaflet 6--30 pairs, 15--55 mm; 2° leaflets 15--70 pairs, 2--5 mm, 0.4--0.8 mm wide, linear. Inflorescence: raceme, occasionally panicle of 11--30 heads, generally = leaf. Flower: pale yellow to cream. Fruit: 2--11 cm, 6--14 mm wide, +- straight, flat, +- leathery, silver-blue, glabrous. Seed: aril light yellow, club-shaped, forming cap.
Ecology: Locally common. Disturbed areas, often roadsides; Elevation: < 500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NCoRO, ScV, CCo, SnFrB, SCo, WTR, SnGb; Distribution Outside California: native to southeastern Australia. Flowering Time: Feb--Apr Note: Often reported as Acacia decurrens Willd.
Synonyms: Acacia decurrens Willd. var. dealbata (Link) F. Muell. ex Maiden
eFlora Treatment Author: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger
Jepson Online Interchange
Weed listed by Cal-IPC
Previous taxon: Acacia cyclops
Next taxon: Acacia decurrens
Citation for this treatment: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger 2016. Acacia dealbata, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11633, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.