Acacias of Australia

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Acacia leucoclada subsp. argentifolia Tindale




Occurs in south-eastern Qld especially near Kingaroy and in the Warwick–Dalveen district, and in N.S.W. mainly in the Acacia Ck–Koreelah area on the North Coast.


Tree to 20 m high. Branchlets densely crispato-pilose. Leaves often with 1 gland near base of uppermost pair of pinnae, and 1 or 2 rarely contiguous interjugary glands between all or some pairs of pinnae, these glands of petioles and rachises inconspicuous, narrow, densely crispato-pilose; pinnules 0.4–0.9 mm wide.


Flowers July–Sept.; fruits Nov.


Grows in open forest or woodland, in sandy soils or red loam.


Qld: Turner Ck, 19 miles [30.6 km] N of Stanthorpe, R.Coveny 2100 (A, B, BRI, CANB, CHR, K, NSW, PERTH, US); 5 km W of Tingoora, R.Coveny 6756 & P.Hind (A, B, CANB, K, LE, NSW, NU, P, TL, UC, Z); Warwick, M.D.Tindale s.n. (NSW52682). N.S.W.: 6 miles [9.7 km] SW of Legume, S.Clark, J.Pickard & R.Coveny 1724 (A, AD, K, PERTH, UC); Maryland R., E.F.Constable 6653A (NSW).

FOA Reference

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


M.D.Tindale, P.G.Kodela

Minor edits by B.R.Maslin & J.Reid