Acacia melanoxylon R.Br.

Black Wattle

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Blackwood has a long life span. It is usually a tree 10-20 m tall and 50 cm diameter but varies from a small shrub to one of the largest acacias in Australia, reaching 40 m in height and 150 cm diameter in the lowlands of north-western Tasmania. Its branchlets are angular with conspicuous ribs and hairy when young. ... source: Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank

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