Acacia implexa

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 Acacia implexa subsp. var.  Lightwood, Hickory Wattle, Screw-pod Wattle, Bastard Myall, Fish Wattle, Broad-leaf Wattle
Habit: tree
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 15 ft to 50 ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer, early fall, mid fall, late fall
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 8 to 11
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: orange, yellow
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Acacia implexa is an Australian Acacia, used for furniture making. Its common name is Lightwood.

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acacia implexa, Benth. A tall tree, 50 ft. high, with light green foliage and rough bark: phyll. falcate- lanceolate, acuminate, with a more or less hooked point, 4-7 in. long, 3/8-3/4in. wide, veins 3-5, with finer parallel veins between; no gland: fls. cream-yellow, in racemes much shorter than phyll., 40-50 in a head; peduncles 3/8in. long: pod curved, often like an interrogation point, light brown with nerve-like margin, more or less constricted and contracted between the seeds, 4-6 in. long, 1/4in. wide; seeds longitudinal; funicle club-shaped, folded once or twice at end of seed—Distinguished from A. melanoxylon by the more pointed and hooked phyll., while the funicle is cream-colored and folded at the end of the seed instead of being scarlet and twice encircling it as in A. melanoxylon. CH

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