Streaked Wattle, Narrow Lined-leaved Acacia.
Lineata, from Latin lineatus, marked by a line or lines, probably referring to streaked sticky nerves of "leaves".
Presence in Australia
Locally common in the far west of region. Noted in areas Urana-Rand-Corowa and Boree.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, SA.
Dry sclerophyll forest, woodland and mallee, on sandy or gravely soil.
Erect or spreading shrub, 60cm to 2m high. Smooth grey bark, resinous hairy branchlets and erect deep-green sticky "leaves".
Well-drained soil in partial or full sun. Tolerates drought and frost.
Nov to Dec.
From scarified seed or cuttings.
Shade and shelter
Excellent low-level cover in windbreaks, as bushy to ground-level.
Legume - improves soil fertility by "fixing" nitrogen.
Neat ornamental. Particularly attractive in flower.