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Prickly acacia (Acacia nilotica ssp. indica) (Nox)

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Scientific name:Acacia nilotica ssp. indica L.

Common Name:

Prickly acacia


Noxious weed. The Agriculture Victoria website has information about the noxious weed classification of this species.


Prefer tropical and subtropical climates. Found in woody grasslands and savannas. In northern Australia, found in Mitchell grasslands. Occurs on a wide range of soil types (DNRE 2004).

Related Links

Information on Prickly acacia on the Tasmanian Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's website (external link).
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