Botanical Name: Acacia verticillata ssp verticillata

Common Name: Prickly Moses 

Type: Tall shrub 2-6m


  • Variable open shrub
  • Fine, prickly phyllodes
  • Light yellow flower spikes; June to December
  • Useful bird refuge
  • Fire retardant


  • Tolerates most garden conditions and withstands periods of waterlogging
  • Pruning whilst young encourages a bushy habit

Aboriginal Use:

  • Fishing line was made from the fibre
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