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Date of issue: 14 September 2021
Designer: Keith Downes, Australia Post Design Studio
Printer: EGO

This is part a series of 3 'Wattle Wonders' stamps.

Plant: Acacia alata subsp. biglandulosa


Winged Wattle

An unusual shrub to 2 m high by 1 m across.
Phyllodes are almost reduced to cladodes, giving appearance of a 'winged stem',
with each phyllode extended into a spine.
The ball-shaped flower can be almost white.

Distribution: WA


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