Acacia stenopteraCommon name: Narrow Winged Wattle

Meaning of name: Acacia is from the Greek word acis, meaning a pointed instrument. Stenoptera is from the Greek words stenos, meaning narrow, and pteron, meaning wing.

Distribution: Occurs from Geraldton to Ongerup.

Description: A plant to 1 metre tall. The cream flowers are produced for much of the year but particularly May to September.

References: Western Australian Plant Names and their Meanings, a Glossary. FA Sharp. 1996.

Flora of the Perth Region. NG Marchant, JR Wheeler, BL Rye, EM Bennett, NS Lander, TD Macfarlane. 1987.