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Acacia iteaphylla Benth.

Linnaea 26:617 (1855)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Alien to Western Australia
Name Status

Shrub, 2-5 m high, leaves silvery blue-green; inflorescence racemose; pods alternately raised either side over seeds. Fl. yellow, Mar to Sep. Yellow/white/grey sand. Jarrah woodland.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 14 August 2007


IBRA Regions
Avon Wheatbelt, Esperance Plains, Geraldton Sandplains, Jarrah Forest, Mallee, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Dandaragan Plateau, Katanning, Lesueur Sandplain, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Recherche, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren, Western Mallee.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Armadale, Augusta Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Bunbury, Chittering, Coorow, Cranbrook, Dardanup, Denmark, Esperance, Kalamunda, Kojonup, Kondinin, Manjimup, Melville, Murray, Nedlands, Serpentine-Jarrahdale, Subiaco, Swan, Victoria Plains, Wanneroo, Wongan-Ballidu, York.

Management Notes (for the Swan NRM Region)

General Biology. Growth form. Shrub. Reproduction. Seed. Dispersal. Water, birds, ants, garden refuse, soil movement. Time to first flowering. 2 years. Vegetative regeneration strategy. Does not resprout or produce root suckers. Seedbank persistence. Soil, long, 5+ years. Fire response. Fire stimulates mass germination of seed and generally kills adult plants.

Additional information. Origin. South Australia (Flinders Ranges). History of use/introduction. Garden escape.

Suggested method of management and control. Hand pull seedlings. Fell mature plants. Read the manufacturers' labels and material safety data sheets before using herbicides. For further information consult the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority to determine the status of permits for your situation or state.

Management Calendar

Calendar Type Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Comments
Flowering   O Y Y Y Y Y Y Y O      
Fruiting             Y Y Y Y Y Y  
Optimum Treatment     Y Y Y Y Y            

Legend: Y = Yes, regularly, O = Occasionally, U = Uncertain, referred by others but not confirmed.



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