Acacia huegelii

Meaning of name: Acacia is from the Greek word acis, meaning a pointed instrument. Huegelii honours Carl Alexander Anselm, Baron von Hugel (1796 – 1870), an Austrian traveler and naturalist who visited the Swan River and King George Sound in 1833.

Distribution: Occurs from Moore River to Yallingup.

Remarks: A straggling shrub to 1 metre tall. The cream flowers are produced from July to December.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharr. 1996.
Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.