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. They are also replanting vegetation native to the Santa Cruz Sandhills Mountains.
regnans, a midstorey tree layer of Blackwood Acacia melanoxylon, Silver Wattle Acacia dealbata, Myrtle Beech Nothofagus cunninghamii and a tall shrub layer of Soft Tree-fern Dicksonia antarctica, Rough Tree-fern Cyathea australis and Musk Daisy-bush Olearia argophylla (Costermans 1983).
Thermal conductivity values for ash, oak, silver wattle, poplar, and beech were measured.