It's early but I've had my first wattle sighting. 💛
Wattly facts to enjoy:
It's our National Floral Emblem
Australia has over 1200 different species of wattle
The common name of one species is The Witchetty Bush (and you know what lives there!🐛😋)
Most wattle trees only live 10-20 years but some can live for 200-300 years!
Timber from certain wattles, such as Blackwood, are used for high quality furniture
Wattle seed from some species is used as bush tucker.
Most, but not all, wattle flowers are bright yellow🌞