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Scientific Name

Acacia longifolia
Category:
Backyard Habitat Native Plant, Native Plants

One of the best-known native plants in the Sydney district – widespread from the coast to the mountains.

A hardy, fast-growing, sun-loving, shrub to small tree (2-4m) common along roadsides with conspicuous showy yellow flowers. Found naturally in both forest and woodland on low-lying sandy soils. Tolerant of a wide range of soil types, offering great screening and habitat for small birds.