Common Name(s): Golden wattle, broad-leaved wattle
Scientific Name: Acacia pycnantha
Average Dried Weight: 51.5 lbs/ft3 (825 kg/m3)
Janka Hardness: 1,830 lbf (8,120 N)*
*Estimated hardness based on specific gravity
Comments: So named for its bright yellow flowers, the golden wattle is the national floral emblem of Australia. Golden wattle is valued more for the tannin content in its bark than it is for its wood, though smaller pieces of lumber are sometimes used for craft purposes.
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