Acacia mearnsii

(syn. Acacia decurrens) black wattle

  • Family Fabaceae.
  • Native to Australia.
  • Wood historically used in Hawaii for fuel and bark for tanning. Formerly widely planted in reforestation projects especially on Maui.
  • Weed Risk Assessment Score: 15 (HIGH RISK), NOT RECOMMENDED for planting in new areas in Hawaii or the Pacific. Chemical control methods available from Weeds of Hawaii's Pastures and Natural Areas.
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