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Acacia anthochaera
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Occurrence data from AVH

Acacia anthochaera is a shrub or tree belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae native to Western Australia.

The rounded shrub or tree typically grows to a height of 1 to 5 metres (3 to 16 ft). It blooms from August to December and produces yellow flowers.

The species was first formally described by the botanist Bruce Maslin in 1995 as part of the work Acacia Miscellany Taxonomy of some Western Australian "Uninerves-Racemosae" species (Leguminosae: Mimosoideae: section Phyllodineae) as published in the journal Nuytsia. The species as reclassified as Racosperma anthochaerum in 2003 by Leslie Pedley but returned to the genus Acacia in 2006.

It is endemic to an area in the Mid West and Wheatbelt regions of Western Australia.

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