Acacia genistifolia or 'spreading wattle' occurs in New South Wales and south to Tasmania. Wattles do not have true leaves but have stems called phyllodes. The phyllodes in spreading wattle are pointed and sharp making this a good choice to provide habitat for nesting birds or a barrier for unwanted neighbours.
Acacia genistifolia (spreading wattle) grows to around 3 metres and spreading
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
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