golden wattle

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Synonyms for golden wattle

shrubby Australian tree having clusters of fragrant golden yellow flowers

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Then there was the Meredith River gleaming and shining along its stony bed, richly fringed by native flowering shrubs, mingled with garden flowers half-wild, poppies, stocks, wallflowers and bright eyed marigolds looking merrily up, amongst thickets of the golden wattle and snowy tea-tree, whilst on the higher ground huge old gum-trees stand majestically.
The route is strewn with unusual flowers such as Sturt's desert pea and golden wattle.
The knife acacia (Acacia cultriformis) has fascinating triangle-shaped leaves, and the Sydney golden wattle (Acacia longiflora) produces scads of flowers in pendant, butter-yellow chains.
The four domestic base-rate (70c) stamps depict the Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha, Tasmanian Blue Gum Eucalyptus globulus, Waratah Telopea speciosissima and the Common Heath Epacris impressa.
Australia's national flower, the Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha is featured on one of the 70 cent stamps.