Flowers & Phyllodes
|Class:||Plants (Plantae) - Shrubs & Bushes|
|Family:||Legume (Fabaceae or Leguminosae)|
|Species:||Spine Bush (Acacia nyssophylla)|
|This Photo:||Buds & Leaves|
|Other names:||Pin Bush or Spinebush|
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Riverland and elsewhere
Very similar to Wait-a-while, A. colletioides, except the leaves (phyllodes) have 16 parallel veins (nerves), not 8.
Yellow flowers don't have petals, but are spherical/ball-shaped.
Seeds come in long, flat pods a bit like beans.