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Acacia Mill.

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Acacia melanoceras, leaf bottom
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Acacia melanoceras, leaf bottom
Acacia greggii
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Acacia greggii

Acacia cymbispina
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Acacia cymbispina
Acacia cymbispina
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Acacia cymbispina

Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis

Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis
Acacia auriculiformis
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Acacia auriculiformis

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Aphididae  Macrosiphum ( @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Pterocomma smithiae @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Apidae  Ceratina apacheorum @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Melipona bicolor @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Melipona quadrifasciata @ AMNH_BEE (2)
Blissidae  Iphicrates spathus @ UNSW_ENT (1)
Cercopidae  Clastoptera lawsoni @ UCR_ENT (1)
Cixiidae  Oecleus campestris @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Coccidae  Coccus longulus @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Coreidae  Mictis profana @ UNSW_ENT (2)
Diaspididae  Aspidiotus nerii @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Hemiberlesia lataniae @ UCR_ENT (1)
Flatidae  Flatoidinus punctatus @ UDCC_TCN (2)
Fulgoridae  Cyrpoptus reineckei @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Cyrpoptus vanduzeei @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Halictidae  Augochloropsis metallica @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Issidae  Tylanira ustulata @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Megachilidae  Megachile frugalis @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Membracidae  Platybelus mutabilis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Platybelus sericeus @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Platycotis minax @ AMNH_PBI (16)

Vanduzea segmentata @ UDCC_TCN (3)
Miridae  Acaciacoris acaciae @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Acaciacoris xerophilus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Atractotomus acaciae @ AMNH_PBI (25)

Atractotomus nicholi @ AMNH_PBI (9); UCR_ENT (4)

Atractotomus teopisca @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Austromiris sp_ms_arida @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Austromiris sp_ms_wirrulla @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Austromiris @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Candidomiris sp_knc02 @ AMNH_PBI (8)

Coridromius chenopoderis @ AMNH_PBI (20)

Gn_orthotylinigp31 sp_001 @ UNSW_ENT (1)

Opuna sharpianus @ BPBM_TCN (1)

Opuna @ BPBM_TCN (35)

Polyozus australianus @ AMNH_PBI (57)

Watarrkamiris sp_n_sp_1 @ UNSW_ENT (20)
Pentatomidae  Oechalia grisea @ UCR_ENT (3)

Omyta centrolineata @ UNSW_ENT (1)

Paramenestheus nercivus @ UNSW_ENT (1)
Piesmatidae  Mcateella elongata @ UNSW_ENT (3)
Reduviidae  Phymata saileri @ UCR_ENT (1)
Tingidae  Eritingis sp_01 @ UNSW_ENT (2)

Malandiola sp_04b @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Nethersia nigra @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Nethersia sp_ms_kimberlyensis @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Oncophysa vesiculata @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Paracopium australicum @ UNSW_ENT (1)
_  Acaciacapsus appha @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn @ AMNH_PBI (1)

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Acacia Mill.

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General Information
Symbol: ACACI
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : HI   I,N
L48   I
PB   I
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Native Status:
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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Acacia Mill. – acacia

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 133 species of Acacia . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Acacia acinacea</i>
Acacia acinacea
gold-dust acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia aciphylla</i>
Acacia aciphylla
Distribution of <i>
Acacia aculeatissima</i>
J.F. Macbr.
Acacia aculeatissima
Distribution of <i>
Acacia acuminata</i>
Acacia acuminata
Distribution of <i>
Acacia adunca</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia adunca
Wallangarra wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia alata</i>
R. Br.
Acacia alata
winged wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia ampliceps</i>
Acacia ampliceps
acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia aneura</i>
F. Muell. ex Benth.
Acacia aneura
mulga Distribution of <i>
Acacia auriculiformis</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia auriculiformis
earleaf acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia baileyana</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia baileyana
cootamundra wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia beckleri</i>
Acacia beckleri
Barrier Range wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia binervata</i>
Acacia binervata
two-vein-hickory Distribution of <i>
Acacia boormanii</i>
Acacia boormanii
Snowy River wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia brachybotrya</i>
Acacia brachybotrya
gray mulga Distribution of <i>
Acacia buxifolia</i>
A. Cunn.
Acacia buxifolia
Distribution of <i>
Acacia caesiella</i>
Maiden & Blakely
Acacia caesiella
Distribution of <i>
Acacia calamifolia</i>
Sweet ex Lindl.
Acacia calamifolia
broom wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia cambagei</i>
R.T. Baker
Acacia cambagei
gidgee Distribution of <i>
Acacia cardiophylla</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia cardiophylla
wyalong wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia chinchillensis</i>
Acacia chinchillensis
Chinchilla wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia cibaria</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia cibaria
turpentine mulga Distribution of <i>
Acacia cognata</i>
Acacia cognata
bower wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia colletioides</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia colletioides
Distribution of <i>
Acacia confusa</i>
Acacia confusa
small Philippine acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia conspersa</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia conspersa
Distribution of <i>
Acacia continua</i>
Acacia continua
thorn wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia craspedocarpa</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia craspedocarpa
Distribution of <i>
Acacia cultriformis</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia cultriformis
knife acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia cupularis</i>
Acacia cupularis
Distribution of <i>
Acacia cyclops</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia cyclops
coastal wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia dealbata</i>
Acacia dealbata
silver wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia deanei</i>
(R.T. Baker) R.T. Baker ex M.B. Welch, Coombs & McGlymn
Acacia deanei
Deane's wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia decora</i>
Acacia decora
graceful wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia decurrens</i>
(Wendl. f.) Willd.
Acacia decurrens
green wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia dietrichiana</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia dietrichiana
Distribution of <i>
Acacia difformis</i>
R.T. Baker
Acacia difformis
drooping wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia doratoxylon</i>
A. Cunn.
Acacia doratoxylon
spearwood Distribution of <i>
Acacia drummondii</i>
Acacia drummondii
Drummond's wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia dunnii</i>
Acacia dunnii
Distribution of <i>
Acacia elata</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia elata
cedar wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia erioloba</i>
E. Mey.
Acacia erioloba
camelthorn Distribution of <i>
Acacia estrophiolata</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia estrophiolata
Distribution of <i>
Acacia extensa</i>
Acacia extensa
Distribution of <i>
Acacia fimbriata</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia fimbriata
fringed wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia floribunda</i>
(Vent.) Willd.
Acacia floribunda
Distribution of <i>
Acacia genistifolia</i>
Acacia genistifolia
early wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia gladiiformis</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia gladiiformis
Distribution of <i>
Acacia glandulicarpa</i>
Acacia glandulicarpa
Distribution of <i>
Acacia gracilifolia</i>
Maiden & Blakely
Acacia gracilifolia
graceful wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia hakeoides</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia hakeoides
Distribution of <i>
Acacia hemiteles</i>
Acacia hemiteles
Distribution of <i>
Acacia holosericea</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia holosericea
candelabra wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia howittii</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia howittii
sticky wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia imbricata</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia imbricata
imbricate wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia implexa</i>
Acacia implexa
screw-pod wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia irrorata</i>
Sieber ex Spreng.
Acacia irrorata
green wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia iteaphylla</i>
F. Muell. ex Benth.
Acacia iteaphylla
Distribution of <i>
Acacia ixiophylla</i>
Acacia ixiophylla
Distribution of <i>
Acacia jibberdingensis</i>
Maiden & Blakely
Acacia jibberdingensis
Distribution of <i>
Acacia jonesii</i>
F. Muell. & Maiden
Acacia jonesii
Distribution of <i>
Acacia koa</i>
A. Gray
Acacia koa
koa Distribution of <i>
Acacia koaia</i>
Acacia koaia
koaoha Distribution of <i>
Acacia lanuginophylla</i>
R.S. Cowan & Maslin
Acacia lanuginophylla
Distribution of <i>
Acacia lasiocalyx</i>
C.R.P. Andrews
Acacia lasiocalyx
Distribution of <i>
Acacia leiophylla</i>
Acacia leiophylla
Distribution of <i>
Acacia ligulata</i>
Acacia ligulata
acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia lineata</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia lineata
Distribution of <i>
Acacia longifolia</i>
(Andrews) Willd.
Acacia longifolia
Sydney golden wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia longissima</i>
H.L. Wendl.
Acacia longissima
Distribution of <i>
Acacia maidenii</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia maidenii
Distribution of <i>
Acacia mangium</i>
Acacia mangium
Distribution of <i>
Acacia mearnsii</i>
De Wild.
Acacia mearnsii
black wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia melanoxylon</i>
R. Br.
Acacia melanoxylon
blackwood Distribution of <i>
Acacia merrallii</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia merrallii
Distribution of <i>
Acacia microbotrya</i>
Acacia microbotrya
Distribution of <i>
Acacia microcarpa</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia microcarpa
manna wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia montana</i>
Acacia montana
Distribution of <i>
Acacia mucronata</i>
Willd. ex H.L. Wendl.
Acacia mucronata
narrow-leaf wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia multispicata</i>
Acacia multispicata
Distribution of <i>
Acacia myrtifolia</i>
(Sm.) Willd.
Acacia myrtifolia
Distribution of <i>
Acacia neriifolia</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia neriifolia
Distribution of <i>
Acacia notabilis</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia notabilis
notable wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia omalophylla</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia omalophylla
yarran Distribution of <i>
Acacia oswaldii</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia oswaldii
umbrella acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia oxycedrus</i>
Sieber ex DC.
Acacia oxycedrus
Distribution of <i>
Acacia papyrocarpa</i>
Acacia papyrocarpa
Distribution of <i>
Acacia paradoxa</i>
Acacia paradoxa
paradox acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia parramattensis</i>
Acacia parramattensis
South Wales wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia parvipinnula</i>
Acacia parvipinnula
silver-stem wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia pendula</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia pendula
myall acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia penninervis</i>
Sieber ex DC.
Acacia penninervis
blackwood Distribution of <i>
Acacia podalyriifolia</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia podalyriifolia
pearl wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia pravissima</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia pravissima
wedge-leaf wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia prominens</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia prominens
goldenrain wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia pruinosa</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia pruinosa
frosty wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia pulchella</i>
R. Br.
Acacia pulchella
Distribution of <i>
Acacia pycnantha</i>
Acacia pycnantha
golden wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia pyrifolia</i>
Acacia pyrifolia
Distribution of <i>
Acacia quornensis</i>
J.M. Black
Acacia quornensis
quorn wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia ramulosa</i>
W. Fitzg.
Acacia ramulosa
Distribution of <i>
Acacia redolens</i>
Acacia redolens
bank catclaw Distribution of <i>
Acacia retinodes</i>
Acacia retinodes
water wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia richii</i>
A. Gray [excluded]
Acacia richii
Distribution of <i>
Acacia rigens</i>
A. Cunn. ex G. Don
Acacia rigens
nealie Distribution of <i>
Acacia rivalis</i>
J.M. Black
Acacia rivalis
creek wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia rossei</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia rossei
Distribution of <i>
Acacia rubida</i>
A. Cunn.
Acacia rubida
red-leaf wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia rupicola</i>
F. Muell. ex Benth.
Acacia rupicola
Distribution of <i>
Acacia saliciformis</i>
Acacia saliciformis
Distribution of <i>
Acacia salicina</i>
Acacia salicina
cooba Distribution of <i>
Acacia saligna</i>
(Labill.) Wendl. f.
Acacia saligna
orange wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia sclerosperma</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia sclerosperma
acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia silvestris</i>
Acacia silvestris
red wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia sophorae</i>
(Labill.) R. Br.
Acacia sophorae
acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia spectabilis</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia spectabilis
glory wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia stenophylla</i>
A. Cunn. ex Benth.
Acacia stenophylla
Dalby myall Distribution of <i>
Acacia stowardii</i>
Acacia stowardii
bastard mulga Distribution of <i>
Acacia stricta</i>
(Andrews) Willd.
Acacia stricta
Distribution of <i>
Acacia suaveolens</i>
(Sm.) Willd.
Acacia suaveolens
sweet acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia sublanata</i>
Acacia sublanata
Distribution of <i>
Acacia subulata</i>
Acacia subulata
awl-leaf wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia terminalis</i>
(Salisb.) J.F. Macbr. [excluded]
Acacia terminalis
Distribution of <i>
Acacia tetragonophylla</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia tetragonophylla
dead finish Distribution of <i>
Acacia trineura</i>
F. Muell.
Acacia trineura
Distribution of <i>
Acacia ulicifolia</i>
(Salisb.) Court
Acacia ulicifolia
juniper wattle Distribution of <i>
Acacia uncinata</i>
Acacia uncinata
Distribution of <i>
Acacia undulifolia</i>
G. Lodd.
Acacia undulifolia
Distribution of <i>
Acacia urophylla</i>
Benth. ex Lindl.
Acacia urophylla
Distribution of <i>
Acacia verniciflua</i>
A. Cunn.
Acacia verniciflua
Distribution of <i>
Acacia verticillata</i>
(L'Hér.) Willd.
Acacia verticillata
prickly Moses Distribution of <i>
Acacia victoriae</i>
Acacia victoriae
bramble acacia Distribution of <i>
Acacia viscidula</i>
Acacia viscidula
Distribution of <i>
Acacia wattsiana</i>
F. Muell. ex Benth.
Acacia wattsiana
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Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover

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