Acacia recurvata, Family Mimosaceae, also known as Recurved Wattle, is a dense domed spreading shrub growing to 2.5 m high and 1–3 m across. The dark green to dull grey-green leaf-like phyllodes are narrow, growing to 2.5-4 cm long and 4-8 mm wide. The small, golden, globular flower heads are paired and borne in June–July. Young pods have been collected in September and mature pods in October.
Recurved Wattle |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
Government evidence of impact of climate change:
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Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Acacia recurvata
The main potential threats to Recurved Wattle include weed invasion (Desmond Chant; 2001 ANRA 2007) increasing fragmentation loss of remnants and inappropriate fire regimes (ANRA; 2007).