Taxon  Report   36 
Acacia melanoxylon  R. Br.
Blackwood acacia
Acacia melanoxylon
© 2008 Neal Kramer
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Acacia melanoxylon
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Acacia melanoxylon
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Acacia melanoxylon, a dicot, is a tree 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 limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Acacia melanoxylon
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acacia
escaped cultivar
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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