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.
Tangled Wattle, Tangle Wattle |
Status: Endangered on the EPBC Act list
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.