|Acacia elata subsp. var.||Cedar wattle|
Acacia elata (Cedar Wattle, Mountain Cedar Wattle) is a perennial tree.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Acacia elata, Cunn. A handsome tree of 50-60 ft. with dark green foliage and young shoots clothed with a yellow pubescence: lvs. compound, 1 ft. long by 8-10 in. wide; pinnae 2-6 pairs, 5-7 in. long; lfts. 8-13 pairs, lanceolate, acuminate, pubescent, 1 1/4-l 1/2 in. long, 1/4-3/8in. wide, about 3/8in. distant: fls. in compound racemes, about 40 in a head; sepals 5, united, half as long as petals; petals 5: pod a rich brown, with nerve-like margins, 3 1/2-6 in. long, 3/8in. broad; funicle silvery, the club-shaped aril half as long as lenticular seed; ripe Aug. Blooms Sept., Oct., Dec. etc.—Rich in tannic acid. Grows in shaded ravines in its native country. CH
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