Deane"s Wattle, Green Wattle, Black Wattle, Dean"s Green Wattle, Fern-leaf Watle.
Acacia deanei subsp. deanei.
Deanei, after H. Deane, Gilgandra railway engineer who collected the first specimen.
Presence in Australia
Either one or both of the two subspecies were noted in the areas Urana-Rand-Corowa; Long Plain-West Hume; Majors Creek; Deadmans-Bungowannah; Yambla; Upper Back-Upper Jerra Jerra; Mountain Tunnel; Coppabella; Narandera-Morundah-Galore-Collingullie; The Rock-Henty-Milbrulong; Boree; Brookong; Lower Sandy; Upper Sandy; Buckargingah; Wagga City; Mates Gully; and Eringowarrah-Deltroit-Hillas-Jellingro & Oaky.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic.
Various sclerophyll communities on a range of soils.
Erect shrub or small tree, mostly 2-7m high. Smooth grey-brown bark and green or green-yellow feathery foliage. Often in thickets.
Very hardy. Browsed by sheep, particularly when more palatable forage is scarce.
Golden-yellow or more or less white, any time.
From scarified seed.
From seed. Seeds freely and regenerates strongly in disturbed sites. Readily established when direct seeded.
Shade and shelter
Excellent low-level cover in windbreaks.
Particularly valuable for controlling erosion due to soil-binding fibrous roots. Legume, improves soil fertility by "fixing" nitrogen.
Attractive ornamental for hedges, screening and low maintenance areas. Hardy and adaptable in cultivation.
Poisonous to sheep and cattle if heavily grazed.