Acacia mucronata subsp. longifolia

Common Name:

Hook Sallow Acacia
Narrow-leaf Wattle



Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):

Wimmera, Wannon, Grampians, Midlands, Victorian Volcanic Plain, Otway Plain, Otway Range, Eastern Highlands, Gippsland Plain, Gippsland Highlands, Wilsons Promontory, East Gippsland (CDHJKMNPRSTWZ) also NSW, Tas
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):

Common in heathlands and woodlands north of Darby River 1

Flower Description:

Spikes 1-6 cm long, creamy white to pale yellow 2


Shrub to 8 m 2

Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):

Phyllodes are light green and straight, to 20 cm with several parallel raised veins


Links to more images:

Atlas of Living Australia MELU

Links to description of this species:

NSW Flora VicFlora

Conservation status:

Not threatened


1 Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria