National recovery plan for the Downy Wattle (Acacia pubescens)

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Environment Australia, February 2003
ISBN 0 7313 6504 6

1. Introduction

Acacia pubescens (Vent.) R. Br., Fabaceae (Mimosoideae) is a spreading shrub 1-4 m high with bipinnate leaves and conspicuously hairy branchlets. It is chiefly restricted to the Cumberland Plain, with recordings from Bardwell Valley to Oakdale and Mountain Lagoon.