Taxon  Report   29 
Acacia dealbata  Link
Silver wattle
Acacia dealbata
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Acacia dealbata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Acacia dealbata
© 2004 Steve Matson
Acacia dealbata, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Acacia dealbata
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acacia
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Acacia decurrens var. dealbata
More information about  Acacia dealbata
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

JSTOR: The Introduction of Acacias into California:  H. M. Butterfield. "Previous to 1849 there were no Acacias in California. ... [in 1858] California nuserymen were ... importing seeds directly from Austrailia."

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACDE3)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 26, 2016).

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