Acacia sophorae (Labill.) R.Br.
- Common Name: Coastal Wattle
- Family: Fabaceae Juss.
- Country of Origin: southeastern Australia - Queensland to Tasmania
- Habitat: Near-coastal forests, usually on sand dunes
- Description: Salt and drought tolerant shrub with yellow flowers in late winter; can withstand mild frost. Seeds are edible roasted, or used to make flour.
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- Accession # 201000076
- Source: Cheri Collins - seeds from Tasmania
- Accession Date: 05-05-2010
- Bench: 2107 - MED:Western Australia B
- Qty: 2 confirmed on 11-15-2013
- Division: Magnoliophyta
- Class: Magnoliopsida
- SubClass: eurosid I
- Order: Fabales
- Family: Fabaceae
- SubFamily: Mimosoideae
- Tribe: Acacieae
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