River Cooba, Eumong, Dunthy, Ironwood, Balkura, Belalei, Belalie, Black Wattle, Dalby Myall, Dalby Wattle, Eumung, Gooralee, Gurley, Munumula, Native Willow, River Cooba (standard Trade Name And Preferred Common Name), River Myall.
Acacia stenophylla, Racosperma stenophyllum.
Meaning narrow leaves.
Presence in Australia
This specie has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic, SA, NT, WA.
Heavy clay soils adjacent to watercourses or margins of swamps or depressions.
Erect or spreading tree 4-10m high. Fissured, dark grey-brown bark and angled or flattened branchlets. Open crown of long thin drooping "leaves".
Well-drained soil. Tolerates poor drainage, inundation and waterlogging for short periods. Tolerates frost.
Hardy. Long-lived. Highly salt tolerant.
Creamy yellow, Mar-Jul. Also sporadic.
Oct-Dec. prolific woody pods.
From scarified seed, cuttings or transplanting suckers.
Seeds spread during flood and can germinate and persist above normal river heights. Suckers freely.
Shade and shelter
Good low to medium level cover in windbreaks.
Useful for stabilising soil, where its suckering is an advantage. Legume, improves soil fertility through "fixing" nitrogen.
Timber beautiful, high quality, very hard and close-grained. Takes fine polish and useful for furniture.
Useful habitat. Native birds and insects eat seed appendages.
Some trees ornamental for gardens and parks.