Acacia simsii

Acacia simsii

Acacia simsii

(Sim’s wattle, Heathland wattle)

FAMILY

Fabaceae / Mimosaceae

Species

Acacia simsii

Common name

Sim’s Wattle, Heathland Wattle

Flower colour; life form

Yellow; shrub

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

Shrub with phyllodes 5-14 cm long and 2-7 mm wide, often found growing along roadsides. Flowers in heads, pods flat 5-8 cm long, 4-7 mm wide, sides raised over the seeds, hollowed on the other side, alternating ‘up and down’.