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Family Mimosacaea

Acacia saligna - Golden Wreath Wattle

A small fast-growing tree with long, soft green leaves, the branches with a droopy habit. The flower heads are most conspicuous, bright yellow, and arranged at intervals on a long stem.

Flowering: Spring

Habitat: in clusters along roadsides (Mona Vale Road) and other disturbed areas. Although native to Australia and very pretty, this plant is a weed to the Sydney region.

Distribution: Native to southern Western Australia, widely distributed in suburban Sydney

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