Acacias of Australia

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Acacia crassa Pedley subsp. crassa




Occurs in the Burnett, Wide Bay and Darling Downs districts, Qld, and the North Western Plains and Central Western Slopes, N.S.W.


Branchlets glabrous but often scurfy. Phyllodes, including the pulvinus, glabrous but sometimes scurfy. Phyllodes on young plants strongly falcate, to 30 cm long, fide L.Pedley, Austrobaileya 1: 177 (1978).


Grows in open woodland, open eucalypt scrub or in mixed Eucalyptus -Callitris forests on rocky hillsides often on conglomerate and sandstone, in skeletal sandy soils or sandy loams.


Qld: 87.7 km from Chinchilla towards Mundubbera, N.Hall H 77/67 (BRI, NSW); Eidsvold–Gayndah road, c. 7 miles [11.2] km from Eidsvold, R.W.Johnson 890 (BRI, NSW). N.S.W.: Owens Gap, 10.7 miles [17.6 km] WNW of Scone P.O., R.G.Coveny 5924, P.Hind & R.Hancock (A, AD, CANB, G, LE, Z); Lees Pinch, Wollar–Merriwa road, 17 Oct. 1953, M.D.Tindale & C.K.Ingram (AD, B, MEL, NSW).

FOA Reference

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


Dr M.D.Tindale and Dr P.G.Kodela with the assistance of M.Bedward, S.J.Davies, C.Herscovitch, D.A.Keith and/or D.A.Morrison