Acacia sophorae (coastal wattle) also described as Acacia longifolia var sophorae , this variant occupies front-line and sub coastal areas in NSW, Vic, Tas and SA. Coastal wattle will grow well on a range of soils, including limestone derived soils and in particular coastal sands.
Acacia sophorae (coastal wattle) is highly wind resistant and will tend to spread into a wide spreading shrub. As a colonising species, it is unsurpassed in difficult frontline coastal applications where screening, sand stabilisation and wind shelter are seen as key objectives.
Acacia sophorae (coastal wattle) prodoces a bright yellow blossom in late winter and spring.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
These maps are provided by, and are used with the permission of, Australia’s Virtual Herbarium (AVH)