Calflora
Taxon  Report   35    
Acacia mearnsii  De Wild.
Black wattle
Acacia mearnsii
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
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Acacia mearnsii
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
Acacia mearnsii
© 2015 Ron Vanderhoff
Acacia mearnsii, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Acacia mearnsii
© 2017 Zoya Akulova
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acacia
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acacia decurrens var. mollis
More information about  Acacia mearnsii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ACME80)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).