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Acacia disparrima subsp. disparrima     M.W.McDonald and B.R. Maslin

This native tree is commonly known as hickory wattle.

Reported at 75 Fraser Coast localities: Aldershot, Antigua, Aramara, Bauple, Bauple Forest, Beaver Rock, Beelbi Creek, Bidwill, Boompa, Boonooroo Plains, Booral, Brooweena, Burgowan, Burrum Heads, Burrum River, Burrum Town, Craignish, Doongul, Duckinwilla, Dundathu, Dundowran, Dundowran Beach, Dunmora, Eli Waters, Fraser Island, Gigoomgan, Glenorchy, Glenwood, Granville, Great Sandy Strait, Gundiah, Howard, Island Plantation, Kanigan, Kawungan, Magnolia, Malarga, Maryborough, Maryborough West, Mount Urah, Mungar, Nikenbah, Owanyilla, Pacific Haven, Paterson, Pialba, Pioneers Rest, Point Vernon, Poona, River Heads, Scarness, St Helens, St Mary, Sunshine Acres, Susan River, Takura, Talegalla Weir, Tandora, Teddington, Tiaro, Tinana, Tinnanbar, Toogoom, Torquay, Tuan, Tuan Forest, Urangan, Urraween, Walkers Point, Walliebum, Walligan, Wondunna, Woocoo, Yengarie, Yerra.

It has been recorded in the Wide Bay district in the Queensland Herbarium Census and is listed as occurring in the Fraser Coast region in Queensland Herbarium Wildlife Online.

In the Queensland Nature Conservation Act this taxon is classified as Least Concern.
Under the Federal Environment Protection Biodiversity Conservation Act it is not classified.

Acacia disparrima subsp. disparrima is described as a "higher dicot" in the Leguminosae (Mimosaceae) family.

Previously known as Acacia aulococarpa (Australian Flora Census). Usually occurs on undulating or hilly terrain in woodland to forests and along disturbed roadsides mainly along coastal and near coastal areas from Mackay south to near Coffs Harbour (Australian Systematic Botany Vol 13, 2000). Flower spikes pale yellow to lemon yellow and roundish twigs (Ernie Rider). A very common wattle in the Fraser Coast region. Flowering April 2017. 


Fraser Coast distribution based on unverified field reports.

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