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Warrumbungle Range wattle
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Acacia forsythii, commonly known as Warrumbungle Range wattle, is a shrub belonging to the genus Acacia and the subgenus Phyllodineae that is native to parts of eastern Australia.

The shrub typically grows to a height of 1.5 to 4 m (4 ft 11 in to 13 ft 1 in) and has an erect to spreading habit and has glabrous reddish coloured branchlets. The linear, straight or slightly curved phyllodes have a narrowly oblanceolate shape. The phyllodes have a length of 6 to 9 cm (2.4 to 3.5 in) and a width of 2 to 5 mm (0.079 to 0.197 in) with a prominent mid-vein. It blooms between October and March producing yellow flowers.

It is found along the east coast of northern New South Wales at higher altitudes in the Warrumbungle Range as a part of dry sclerophyll forest communities.

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