Acacia fimbriata

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Acacia fimbriataFamily: Fabaceae
Genus: Acacia
Common names: Fringed wattle, Brisbane wattle
ALA reference

This is a fast growing wattle that develops into a large shrub or small tree to about 6 metres in height. It has thin narrow phyllodes (“leaves”) with a fringe of hairs along the edges. The flowers tend to be lemon yellow and almost smother the plants. While there are several in the Reserve it isn’t particularly common here. (August 2008)