golden wattle


: any of several yellow-flowered acacias
especially : a medium-sized tree (Acacia pycnantha) with very fragrant intensely yellow flowers in globular heads that is widely distributed in New South Wales and South Australia, has a bark used in tanning, and is cultivated as an ornamental in mild climates

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“Golden wattle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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