Mountain Hickory, Hickory, Hickory Wattle, Native Hickory.
Penninervis, from Latin penna, feather, and nervus, sinew or nerve, referring to pinnate venation of "leaves".
Presence in Australia
Isolated occurrences in Simmons Creek-NW Culcairn district and Urana-Rand-Corowa region.
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, SA.
Moist and dry sclerophyll forest and woodland.
Erect or spreading small tree, 2-8m high. Dark grey, finely or deeply fissured bark, cylindrical branchlets and large sickle-shaped or straight "leaves" 4-15cm long. Large globular flowers.
Most soils. Partial or full sun. Moderately frost tolerant.
Hardy and adaptable.
Pale yellow to ± white, any time.
From scarified seed.
Shade and shelter
Useful low-level cover in windbreaks.
Legume - improves soil fertility through "fixing" nitrogen.
Excellent. Was used extensively.
Ideal screen for parks and large landscaped areas.