Bushy Acacia with pine-like leaves and edible (when cooked) flowers.
Small to medium sized bushy tree to 15-20ft. Tree is a nitrogen-fixer.
Tolerates temperatures to the mid to high 20's (F).
Grows well in dry climates. Water occasionally, will tolerate mild droughts. Grows well in most soil types and will stand salt spray. Fast-growing.
Usually planted as an ornamental, but its flowers are edible and a yellow dye can be obtained from them as well. Crushed roots smell like garlic.
Native to NSW, and Tasmania, Australia.