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Blackwood Acacia
Acacia melanoxylon

Location: Isherwood Dr. @ Alameda Creek
Park: Alameda Creek Regional Park
District: Decoto
Native to: Australia
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Broadleaf evergreen, native of Australia. The wood is harvested in Australia for cabinet and decorative work. Flowers are creamy-white in ball-like clusters in March-April, red colored seed pods in late summer and fall.

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Illustration by Hugh Danaher