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Date of issue: 1 June 1978
Designer: D. Rose

Plant: Acacia baileyana

Family: Mimosaceae (Leguminosae)

Cootamundra Wattle
Small tree or large shrub to 8m high by 8m across.
Bipinnate grey leaves with golden ball-shaped flower heads.
Limited natural distribution in NSW around Cootamundra and Temora, but also naturalised and invasive in parts of WA, SA, Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic.


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