Family Mimosaceae
Description small spreading shrub
Flowering Time Winter/Spring
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Florabank Profile
Vegetation Communities Dry sclerophyll forest and heath. In central Hunter more common in ironbark-dominated communities but also grows in spotted gum communities
Soil Types various but often on reasonably heavy clays or gravelly clays
Values / Uses
Revegetation / Habitat Values Very important understorey species in the Central and Upper Hunter Valley. Germinates readily from direct seeding. Prickly foliage makes it important habitat.
Amenity / Ornamental Values Not the best wattle for gardens
Other Values
Water Deficit High
Compaction Average-High
Waterlogging Average-High
Shade Average
Minimum Temperature -5
Seed & Germination Details
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Viability Period long
Dormancy physical
Treatment hot water, scarification
Days From First to Last Germination at 25 Degrees
Direct Seeding easy