Recurved Wattle  |  

Acacia recurvata

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

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.

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).