Acacia pravissima

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 Acacia pravissima subsp. var.  Ovens wattle, Wedge-leafed wattle
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Habit: tree
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 10 ft to 25 ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring
Exposure: sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 8 to 10
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Flower features: orange, yellow
Fabaceae > Acacia pravissima var. ,

Acacia pravissima, commonly known as Ovens Wattle or Wedge-leaved Wattle, is a species of plant in the Fabaceae family found in Australia which grows in Victoria and in the South West Slopes and Southern Tablelands of New South Wales.[1]

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Acacia pravissima, F. v. M. Fig. 72. A small tree, 15-20 ft. high with decurrent, pendulous, finger-like branchlets thickly clothed with short foliage: phyll. 1/4-l in. long, 1/4-1/2in. broad, cuneiform to trapezoid, one angle rounded, the other acute, indistinctly 2-nerved, the prominent nerve excentric and ending in a mucronate point; gland large, near middle of upper edge: racemes much longer than phyll., 10 to more fls. in a head; peduncles 1/16in- long: pods, when ripe, once or twice twisted, with nerve-like margins and mucronate tip, 1 1/2-2 3/4 in. long, 1/4in. wide; seed small, longitudinal, with prominent central marking; funicle as long as seed, enlarged into club-shaped aril: ripe July, Aug. Fls. Feb., March.—A very graceful showy species that is becoming popular. CH

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  • R Lancaster, (1998). Plants That Should Be Better Known: Acacia pravissima, ROYAL HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.
  • Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963

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