Acacias of Australia

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Acacia enervia Maiden & Blakely subsp. enervia




Extending from Kununoppin (c. 60 km due NW of Merredin) E to near Coolgardie and S to Frank Hann Natl Park (located 30–110 km ENE of Lake King) and near Clear Streak Well, c. 70 km ESE of Norseman in south-western W.A.


Phyllodes terete to subterete, 2–6 cm long, 0.8–2 mm wide; nerves obscure; stomata often micro-pustulate. Flower-heads 3–4 mm diam. Pods to 8.5 cm long. Seeds oblong.


Grows in sand, sandy loam or loam, usually in eucalypt open woodland or open scrub mallee.


W.A.: 8 km N of Southern Cross towards Bullfinch, B.R.Maslin 3957 (CANB, K, MEL, NY, PERTH); 3.5 km N of Queen Victoria Rock on road to Coolgardie, B.R.Maslin 5406 (CANB, K, MEL, PERTH); 34 km SW of 90 Mile Tank, Frank Hann Natl Park, Norseman–Lake King road, K.Newbey 6506 (NY, PERTH); 8 km N of Clear Streak Well, c. 70 km ESE of Norseman, K.Newbey 7693 (PERTH).

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