silver wattle


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silver wattle

n.
A shrub or tree (Acacia dealbata) in the pea family native to Australia, having bipinnate leaves and clusters of fragrant yellow flowers.
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Noun1.silver wattle - evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowerssilver wattle - evergreen Australasian tree having white or silvery bark and young leaves and yellow flowers
genus Acacia - large genus of shrubs and trees and some woody vines of Central and South America, Africa, Australia and Polynesia: wattle; mimosa
wattle - any of various Australasian trees yielding slender poles suitable for wattle
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Crews are removing invasive plant species like the Portuguese broom and silver wattle.
Thermal conductivity values for ash, oak, silver wattle, poplar, and beech were measured.
The silver wattle Acacia dealbata is the most popular of the genus grown as an ornamental in gardens.
Mimosa or silver wattle (Acacia) is a superb small tree for a warm sheltered spot, particularly in a town garden.
In clear-felled areas, weed and sedge species occurred more frequently than on wildfire sites and silver wattle was much more abundant.