Acacias of Australia

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Acacia assimilis subsp. atroviridis R.S.Cowan & Maslin




Common from near Dumbleyung S to near Boxwood Hill (c. 50 km due SSW of Jerramungup) and E to Kumarl–Scaddan area (Norseman–Esperance) in south-western W.A.


Phyllodes mostly 8–14 cm long, 1–1.5 mm diam., dark green; pulvinus flared at base and wider than base of phyllode-blade. Flower-heads mostly 50–70-flowered; bracteoles neither dark coloured nor obviously exserted. Sepals half or less the length of the 2/3–3/4-united petals.


Grows in yellow, orange-yellow or pale brown sand, sandy or gravelly loam or reddish granitic loam, often in association with granite, less commonly with laterite, in Casuarina scrub, Eucalyptus woodland, heathland or on open sandplains.


W.A.: 141 km from Albany on Borden–Pingrup road, A.M.Ashby 4733 (B, BM, MEL, NY, PERTH, W); Kumarl, L.A.Horbury 102 (PERTH); 10 km W of Munglinup, B.R.Maslin 2556 (AD, K, PERTH); 6 km S of Mt Gibbs, K.Newbey 6384 (PERTH).

FOA Reference

Data derived from Flora of Australia Volumes 11A (2001), 11B (2001) and 12 (1998), products of ABRS, ©Commonwealth of Australia


R.S.Cowan, B.R.Maslin