Silver wattle is the common name of acacia decurrens variation dealbata. The tree is fifty or more feet high. The leaves are silver-gray to light green and grow in thirteen to twenty five pairs on the branches. The pods are wide, smooth, and a rich brown color.
L. H. Bailey Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture (New York, New York: The MacMillan Company, 1917) volume 1, page 188