Mimosa Acacia dealbata (Fabaceae) HEIGHT to 30m <br />
Medium-sized tree. Twigs, shoots and foliage are covered by silvery-white hairs. BARK Smooth, greenish-grey; blackens with age. BRANCHES Upright. LEAVES Fern-like tripinnate leaves; leaflets, to 5mm long. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Tiny yellow flowers, in small globular heads of 30-40 flowers, on long racemes of 20–30 heads. Pods flattened, to 10cm long; not constricted between seeds. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Australia, grown here for ornament.
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Mimosa Acacia dealbata (Fabaceae) HEIGHT to 30m
Medium-sized tree. Twigs, shoots and foliage are covered by silvery-white hairs. BARK Smooth, greenish-grey; blackens with age. BRANCHES Upright. LEAVES Fern-like tripinnate leaves; leaflets, to 5mm long. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Tiny yellow flowers, in small globular heads of 30-40 flowers, on long racemes of 20–30 heads. Pods flattened, to 10cm long; not constricted between seeds. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION Native of Australia, grown here for ornament.

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Date: 3 Jul 2013
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Credit: ANDREW CLEAVE/NPL
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