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Acacia longifolia ssp. longifolia
A tall erect shrub up to 5 metres high. It is a pioneer plant which germinates profusely after fire. It flowers from July to November with the long cylindrical flowers shown. The seed pod (see insert top left) is also approximately a 15 cm long cylindrical one. It has longer and slimmer phyllodes than Acacia longifolia ssp.sophorae and usually is much taller.
Created on ... July 8, 2007
See photos of the crowded seedlings