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Blackwood. Acacia melanoxylon. Family: LEGUMINOSAE (Legumes).

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Acacia melanoxylon

Family: LEGUMINOSAE (Legumes)

Handsome small tree with a dense dark green canopy when open grown, or up to about 40 m high in the forest understory. 

Grows in full sun, or shade; tolerates limited coastal exposure.

Pale yellow wattle blossoms appear in late winter to spring.