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Acacia decora

  • Acacia decora - Showy Wattle / Western Silver Wattle / Western Golden Wattle 

    Usually a many branched shrub, 1-3m tall with blue-green leaves and golden yellow globular flowers from late Winter to early Spring.  It has a widespread distribution in eastern Australia from north Queensland through NSW and to Wangaratta, Victoria.  This is a widespread and important component in woodland communites as an understory plant and a good choice for revegetation projects, including mine sites and roadsides.

    Corymbia tessellaris - Carbeen / Moreton Bay Ash / Blackbutt 

    A ghost gum to 35m with rough bark on the lower 1-4m of trunk, tessellated dark grey changing to white/cream smooth bark and even sometimes powdery.  This has a widespread distribution in north east Australia from north and north west of Narrabri, New South Wales, over much of eastern Queensland from Charleville to the tip of Cape York, also occurring on some islands in Torres Strait and southern New Guinea.  Green to grey-green leaves, can be dull or glossy and white flowers from July to January, followed by 3 valved fruit containing reddish brown seed.

    Leptospermum lanigerum - Silky Tea Tree 

    A variable shrub or tree - it can be a large spreading or erect to 3m, columnar shrub to 3m or if from Tasmania, a long slender tree to 18m.  This is frost hardy and adaptable to a wide range of soils and conditions with pretty dull green-silvery foliage and white flowers in early Summer.  This species is distributed throughout New South Wales, Canberra, Victoria, Tasmania and South Australia.