Acacias of Australia

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Acacia yorkrakinensis subsp. acrita R.S.Cowan & Maslin




Widespread from near Perenjori and Wubin SE to near Coolgardie, Lake King and Peak Charles, W.A.


Phyllodes linear to linear-elliptic, 8–16 cm long, 3–7 mm wide, l:w = 15–40, with acuminate to caudate-acuminate apex; tip normally curved.


Grows commonly in yellow sand but also in gravelly sand, gravel, sandy clay and sandy loam in mallee heath, open shrubland and mallee-wattle open scrub on flatlands, gently undulating sandplains and gravelly or rocky rises.


W.A.: 6.8 km E of Carrabin by road, R.Coveny 8355 & B.Habersley (CANB, K, L, NSW, PERTH, UC, US); Yorkrakine, 27 July 1948, C.A.Gardner s.n. (PERTH); 4.8 km S of Perenjori, J.Goodwin 174 (PERTH); 33.6 km W of Coolgardie, J.Goodwin 280 (PERTH); 52.4 km from Wubin towards Mount Magnet, B.R.Maslin 3536A (PERTH); 20 km NE of Peak Charles, c. 40 km NW of Salmon Gums, K.Newbey 6485 (PERTH).


This is the taxon that has been conventionally referred to as A. signata.

FOA Reference

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


B.R.Maslin, R.S.Cowan