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Golden Glory

Cootamundra Wattle -Acacia baileyana purpurata

 

The purple leaved form of this spectacular Australian native flower.

 

Wattle is the floral emblem of Australia with approximately 1000 species of Acacia . Typically the flowers are golden yellow and on the larger species very spectacular.

 

Flower in my garden

 

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Taken on August 16, 2007