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Wattle

Wattle is the name generally used for the Australian varieties of acacia. Wattle has greygreen foliage in a variety of shapes and sizes, and cream to golden flowers. These flowers consist of a spherical or tubular bundle of stamens, with a minute centre. Wattle flowers profusely for a very short period of time, and many people are allergic to some or all species.


A large wattle tree


Close up of wattle flowers



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