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

Busselton, Western Australia

2001- 2014
Volunteering for Biodiversity

VER 200 local species

for landcare and gardens

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and perhaps about a few we might like to grow in the future



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Scientific name

Acacia myrtifolia

Common name

Myrtle Wattle

Acacia myrtifolia
Myrtle Wattle
Photo: Richard Clark
Just beginning to flower: 23rd May 2007

Photo: Janine Liddelow

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 Acacia myrtifolia in Flora of Australia Online.

There are around 1000 acacia species in Australia.
Horticultural note:
One of the earliest Australian plants in cultivation in Europe.


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 A

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