Acacia aprica facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBlunt wattle
Endangered (EPBC Act)
|Occurrence data from AVH|
The diffuse spreading shrub can grow to a height of 0.3 to 2 metres (1 to 7 ft). It flowers from June to July producing yellow flowers. The plant will grown in red loam, sand or gravel soils and is often found on the plains or rocky hills.
It grows in Beard’s Province: South-West Province, and in the IBRA regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains.
It is listed as critically endangered under the Wildlife Conservation Act of Western Australia, and as endangered on the IUCN redlist. and under the Commonwealth environmental protection act.
It is mainly found on roadside verges and in small areas of remnant native vegetation within farmland, giving rise to the following threats:
- disturbance from road and firebreak maintenance;
- chemical drift from fertilisers and herbicides;
- competition from weeds; and
- inappropriate fire regimes
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