Acacia dealbata Link (syn: Acacia affinis Sweet; Acacia dealbata subsp. dealbata ; Acacia decurrens var. dealbata (Link) Muller; Acacia decurrens var. dealbata (Link) Maiden; Acacia derwentii Siebert & Voss; Acacia puberula Dehnh.; Racosperma dealbatum (Link) Pedley);
SE. Australia: New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria; Introduced into: Albania, Amsterdam-St.Paul Is, Argentina Northeast, Assam, Azores, Brazil South, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Costa Rica, Desventurados Is., East Himalaya, Easter Is., Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Italy, Jamaica, Juan Fernández Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Madeira, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nepal, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, South Australia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Transcaucasus, Uganda, Uruguay, West Himalaya, Yugoslavia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe as per POWO;
tree for id, mm1 27012012: tall tree, binsar wildlife sanctuary near almora
saw these tall trees almost all the way down to haldwani which is where the mountains turn into plains
the bright yellow flowers were just beginning to bloom last week
wondering if this tree can be identified
may be Acacia decurrens
Many thanks … for reviewing it and … for taking the trouble to id it.
Three species which have been introduced in India are quite confusing, with differences as below as per Lucid Central:
Silver wattle (Acacia dealbata subsp. dealbata) may be confused with several other native wattles (Acacia spp.) including black wattle (Acacia mearnsii), Sydney green wattle (Acacia decurrens), green wattle (Acacia irrorata), northern silver wattle (Acacia leucoclada), Bodalla silver wattle (Acacia silvestris), dwarf silver wattle (Acacia nanodealbata), Cootamundra wattle (Acacia baileyana) and Karri wattle (Acacia pentadenia). These species can be distinguished by the following differences:
Going by the above keys and links, I think it may be Acacia dealbata subsp. dealbata
May I request you to pl. post high res. images to verify and check the details.
Here are some higher resolution images
i hope that they help
4 high res. images.