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Acacia linifolia

Family: Leguminosae

Common names: FLAX WATTLE, MIMOSA, WATTLE

Native to: Australia

Sentiment: acacia means secret love; mimosa means sensitivity

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 13 feet

Max width: 5.25 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: bird, hummingbird, specific butterfly species

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar, seeds

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Landscape use: flower fragrant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil types: sandy, well drained

USDA Zone: zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +30 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant