Acacia stenophylla
River Cooba

Uses: Tall Acacia well suited to floodplains and areas around watercourses. Fast growing and long lived with nitrogen fixing properties. Good tree as a windbreak, and its timber is useful for, fence posts, fuel and as a craft wood for furniture.

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

:LE: Lake Eyre    
:GT: Gairdner-Torrens   
:FR: Flinders Rangers  
:MU: Murray

For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Canopy Shape canopy-open Open
  • Height 5-15m
  • Spread 3-6m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Fabaceae
  • Botanical Name Acacia stenophylla
  • Common Name River Cooba
  • Origin SA, Vic, NSW, WA, Qld, ACT, NT
  • Habit Erect, Rounded
  • Landscape Watercourse, Plains, Footslopes
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Soil salinity, Moderate frost, Heavy frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Yellow
  • Flowering Time Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Globular
  • Purpose Ornamental, Wind protection, Timber, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Seasonal Colour Winter, Spring
  • Trunk Furrowed
  • Form Tall Tree (Usually exceeds 10m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region