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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Acacia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Acacia saligna (Labill.) H.L. Wendl.
Habit: Shrub, small tree < 5 m, unarmed. Stem: twig +- angled, glabrous, silver-blue. Leaf: simple, 7--21 cm, 4--25 mm wide, linear to narrowly elliptic, +- straight; petiole base 1--4 mm, gland above obvious, 1--2 mm wide; midvein prominent. Inflorescence: raceme of 2--8 heads, < leaf; head 8--12 mm wide. Flower: golden yellow. Fruit: 8--12 cm, 4--7 mm wide, straight, flat, papery, dark brown, glabrous. Seed: aril light yellow, club-shaped, forming cap.
Ecology: Uncommon. Disturbed areas, coastal dunes; Elevation: < 100 m. Bioregional Distribution: SCo, WTR; Distribution Outside California: native to southwestern Australia. Flowering Time: Mar--May
eFlora Treatment Author: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Acacia retinodes
Next taxon: Acacia verticillata
Citation for this treatment: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger 2016. Acacia saligna, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11671, accessed on April 30, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on April 30, 2016.