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Acacia concurrens

Plant Family


Alternative Common Names

Curracabah or black wattle

A shrub native to Queensland and can grow as high as 10 m but is typically smaller. It has fissured and fibrous, grey-black coloured bark and stout, angular branchlets.

Leaves - are glossy green phyllodes having an obliquely obovate shape with the lower margin that is almost straight. The phyllodes have a length of up to 16 cm.

Flowers - are rod shaped, bright yellow that are found in pairs in the leaf axils. The flower-spikes are around 3.5 to 11 cm in length.

Pods - are semicircular that form after flowering and are 5 to 10 cm in length. The pods contain brownish black seeds with an elliptic shape that are 3.5 to 4.5 mm in length.

Flowering between March and September.


On hillsides or plateaux growing in sandy or stony sandy loams often over shale as part of the understorey in Eucalyptus forest communities.


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