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Acacia aneura     
Fabaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


Form: erect tree with dense pyramidal shape
Seasonality: evergreen
Size: to 20ft high, spread 1/2 to 2/3 height
Leaves: linear, to 3in long, silver gray; variation in leaf width between plants
Flowers: golden yellow rod-shaped and puffy, 1in long; bloom in spring
Fruit: flat oblong pod, reddish or brown, 1.5in long
Mulga tree
Acacia anerua in street median
(pruned to clear traffic)
Stems/Trunks: usually single-stemmed tree
Range/Origin: Australia
Hardiness: not well tested, thought to be okay to 20°F




close-up of leaf
leaf form
seed pods
flat seed pods

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