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Hedge Wattle

Scientific Name: Acacia paradoxa

Description: Hedge Wattle is a dense, fast-growing, thorny shrub which is easy to identify due to its generally prickly appearance and dark green foliage. The thorny nature of Hedge Wattle makes it a safe refuge for small birds and mammals and also an effective barrier against unwanted pedestrian traffic.

Plant form: Shrubs
Where to find:
The Bluff
Dark green oblong phyllodes (modified leaf structures) with wavy leaf margins
Abundant large, ornamental, golden-yellow ball flowers
August – November