The silver wattle (Acacia dealbata) belongs to Mimosaceae (the Mimosa family). It is a tall evergreen tree that is native to south-eastern Australia; New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. This tree grows in dry sclerophyll forests or woodlands, and can reach 20-30 m in height. The barks are gray, gray-green or brown, smooth, and deeply fissured with age. The leaves are bluish gray to silvery or sometimes green, twice pinnatly compound with 10–30 pairs of pinnae and 10-60 pairs of pinnules. The yellow to bright yellow flowers bloom in terminal or axillary panicles from late winter to early spring. The fruits are flat seed pods, 2-11 cm long.