Acacia iteaphylla
Flinders Ranges Wattle

Uses: A hardy ornamental large shrub recommended for its form and foliage. Can be used as background plants in larger mixed plantings or grouped as a screen, shelter or wind-break in wider verges, median strips, parks and reserves. Also used for soil stabilisation. Attracts native birds and insects. Tolerates heavy clays to calcareous soils but requires good drainage.
Note: This species is classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act and may be planted in any street or road in any drainage area provided they are not planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:NW: North Western  
 :GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:FR: Flinders Rangers     
:EP: Eyre Peninsula
:YP: Yorke Peninsula
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 3-5m
  • Spread 3-6m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
    • position-partshade Part Shade
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia iteaphylla
  • Common Name Flinders Ranges Wattle
  • Origin SA
  • Habit Dense, Multi-branched, Spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Autumn, Winter
  • Flower Type Ball
  • Purpose Erosion, Habitat, Ornamental, Screen, Wind protection
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Large Shrub (Usually exceeds 3.6m)