|Acacia oxycedrus subsp. var.||Spike wattle|
It grows to up to 2 metres high and has sharp-pointed phyllodes with 3 or 4 prominent longitudinal veins. The bright yellow to pale yellow cylindrical flowerheads appear in groups of 1 to 3 in the axils of the phyllodes from July to October, followed by straight or slightly curved seed pods which are 4 to 10 cm long and 3 to 6 mm wide.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Acacia oxycedrus, Sieb. A rigid shrub with terete and usually pubescent branches: phyll. striate, linear-lanceolate but broad at base and tapering to a pungent point, 1/2-3/4in. or even 1 in. long and 3-4-nerved on each side; small stipules, often spinescent: spikes 1 in. long; fls. 4-merous; calyx short with obtuse lobes: pods 3 in. long, 1/6in. wide, striate, incurved and with convex valves; seed longitudinal; funicle thickened from the base and much folded. B.M. 2928.—Superficially resembles A. verticilata, but the phyll. are broader and the valves of the pods are thicker than in that species. CH
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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
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