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River cooba (Acacia stenophylla)

River cooba (Acacia stenophylla)

Common Name(s): River cooba, shoestring acacia

Scientific Name: Acacia stenophylla

Distribution: Australia

Average Dried Weight: 46.0 lbs/ft3 (735 kg/m3)

Janka Hardness: 1,660 lbf (7,380 N)

Comments: A small to medium sized tree, river cooba grows slightly larger than the closely related cooba (Acacia salicina). Both yield attractive timber of moderate density (for Acacia) that’s easy to work.

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Identification: See the article on Hardwood Anatomy for definitions of endgrain features.

River cooba (endgrain 10x)

River cooba (endgrain 10x)

River cooba (endgrain 1x)

River cooba (endgrain 1x)

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