top of page


Acacia victoriae

Plant Family


Alternative Common Names

Elegant acacia, bramble wattle, pin bush, gundabluie, narran, gundabluey, elegant wattle, royal acacia, acacia bush, acacia, bohemia.

Erect shrub or small tree, to 4 m high, sometimes with a somewhat brambly appearance, the branches downy or hairless, the foliage often with a whitish bloom.

Leaves - broad-linear, 2-5 cm long, 2-7 mm broad, with one central vein, rounded at the tip and often with a short stiff point, grey-green coloured, usually with 2 spines to 8mm long on the branch at the base of the leaf.

Flowers - pale cream to bright yellow, in globular heads 5-6 mm diameter which are borne singly, in pairs, in clusters, or in racemes of 8-14 in the leaf axils, each head with a stalk 6-12 mm long and composed of about 30 minute individual flowers.

Pods - flattish, 4-7.5cm long, 6-13mm broad, straight, the seeds almost globular, transversely arranged.

Flowering late spring – summer.


Variable; open black box communities on heavy grey clay soils; mulga communities on sandplains; frequent on sand hills and in the sandy soil of creek beds and banks.


bottom of page