Acacia dealbata (Mimosa)
Also known as: Silver Wattle
Native: New South Wales, Tasmania
Location: Now widely grown in central and southern Europe for its fragrant yellow blossom which is sold in city florists in early spring.
Distribution is limited by its sensitivity to frost. Has a girth of 3m.
Leaves are made up of tiny leaflets 2cm long.
Individual flowers are about 0.5cm in diameter and appear in January through March. Seed pods, not shown are bluish white 5-7cm long and 1cm wide.
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