Common name: brown wattle
Acacia brunioides subsp. brunioides A.Cunn. ex G.Don APNI*
Synonyms: Racosperma brunioides (G.Don) Pedley APNI*
Racosperma brunioides (G.Don) Pedley subsp. brunioides APNI*
Description: Erect or spreading shrub 0.5–2.5 m high; branchlets ± terete, glabrous to hairy.
Phyllodes 2.5–7 mm long, gradually narrowed at apex into an acute point.
Flower heads pale yellow to cream-coloured or almost white; peduncles 4–12 mm long, longer than phyllodes.
Pods 7–10 mm wide.
Distribution and occurrence: Gibraltar Range to Washpool National Park and in and near the McPherson Range, also Tooloom-Urbenville area.
Common on rocky outcrops.
NSW subdivisions: NC, NT
Other Australian states: Qld
Threatened species: ROTAP: 3RC-
Text by P.G. Kodela
Taxon concept: P.G. Kodela & G.J. Harden (2002)
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