GEOGRAPHE COMMUNITY LANDCARE NURSERY

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366 Queen Elizabeth Avenue
[2 km south of the Busselton Bypass]

Busselton, Western Australia


2001- 2014
Volunteering for Biodiversity

O
VER 200 local species

for landcare and gardens

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SPECIES

Photos and information about the species we grow,
and perhaps about a few we might like to grow in the future

FAMILY

MIMOSACEAE

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Scientific name

Acacia alata

Common name

Winged Wattle


These photos from a cultivated plant in a Dunsborough garden.


Acacia alata
Winged Wattle
Meelup
Photos: Richard Clark
18th July 2007




Meelup
28th July 2007

Pods just turning brown.
Meelup
Photo: Richard Clark
9th December 2009







A map showing the distribution of Mimosaceae in Western Australia here.
There is a page on the Mimosaceae family in Flora of Australia Online.
A note on the Mimosaceae family in the Wikipedia here. - showing Mimisoideae as a subfamily of the family Fabaceae. This is not a 'mistake', but a different classification system, APGII.]

A map showing the distribution of Acacia in Western Australia here.
A note on the Acacia genus in the Wikipedia
A general ANBG page on the genus Acacia.
There are entries on the genus Acacia and the species in Flora of Australia Online.
in the Wikipedia.


There are around 1000 acacia species in Australia.

References:
FloraBase
Wattle


MABBERLEY, D.J. (1987/1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press.
WHEELER, J. et al (2002) Flora of the South West – Bunbury/Augusta/Denmark, Australian Biological Resources Study, University of Western Australia.


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