Tangled Wattle, Tangle Wattle  |  

Acacia volubilis

Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list

Tangle wattle is a small dome-shaped shrub 40 cm high by up to 1 m wide. It has small, twisted branches with parallel ridges running their length. Tangle wattle has flattened leaf stalks that resemble leaves, and are widely separated, 9 mm long and 1 mm wide, and resemble the shape of its branches. The leaf stalks are straight or only shallowly curved. Tangle wattle produces bright yellow blossoms in June and July.

Government evidence of impact of climate change:

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  • Australian Government, Conservation Advice, Acacia volubilis

    Herbicide drift and fire have been identified as potential threats to this species.