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Common name: Sweet Acacia
Botanical name: Acacia farnesiana
Sweet Acacia is a large thorny shrub or small tree has a soft texture as a result of its finely divided leaves. Bright yellow flowers have a light, sweet fragrance. The bloom is heaviest in the spring and may continue intermittently throughout summer and fall. It is evergreen in mild winters. Soil tolerant even poorly drained. Branches are armed with paired spines to 2".