General Plant Info
Acacia georginae is the only know Acacia species to contain fluoroacetate.
The foliage and the seeds are highly toxic to livestock and people
Consumption of Acacia georginae (Georgina gidgee) and Acacia ligulata, had some reputation for making your hair fall out. Various parts of the plant can contain some fluoroacetate. This compound is the same as the commercial "1080" poison, used for vermin.
- Photochemistry of Acacia, Dept of Plant Biology, University of Illinois