Acacia deanei (R.T. Bak.) Welch et al.

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Common names

Green wattle.

Characteristics

The name green wattle is also applied to other species with greenish bark and fernlike leaves. Shrub or small tree with green bark; leaves fernlike, young leaves and stem tips golden yellow; yellow flowers in balls. It is common in patches in shallow soils on ridges in the western Darling Downs, Maranoa and Warrego districts in Queensland and is eaten readily by sheep in dry times (Everist, 1969).

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