Acacia alata   Winged Wattle

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This low growing Wattle with its distinctive winged, spiny stems was quite common at the edge of the forest and even in the much darker areas shaded by large trees. It is a plant often found in the Karri forests of south western Australia and is common in the coastal strip from Kalbarri to Albany.

Edge of forest near Jewel Cave, nr Margaret River, Western Australia 21st August 2007

Added on 5th November 2007, Updated 29th April 2008, updated 20th Feb 2010 updated Feb 26th 2012