Just starting to flower. By far one of the most common weed species in the Whenuapai area.
Non native tree on Cal IPC watchlist.
black acacia - thought robberfly
Growing on sand next to pohutukawa. Many seedlings observed.
Acacia longifolia is a species of Acacia native to southeastern Australia, from the extreme southeast of Queensland, eastern New South Wales, eastern and southern Victoria, and southeastern South Australia. Common names for it include Long-leaved wattle, Acacia Trinervis, Aroma Doble, Golden Wattle, Coast Wattle, Sallow Wattle and Sydney Golden Wattle. It is not listed as being a threatened species, and is considered invasive in Portugal and South Africa. It is a tree that grows very quickly...