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Cabeza Prieta Natural History Association
Sonoran Desert Plants
Parkinsonia microphylla (Foothill Paloverde, palo verde)

Cabeza Prieta Peak

 

 Parkinsonia microphylla

 Parkinsonia microphylla

 Parkinsonia microphylla

 Parkinsonia microphylla

 Parkinsonia microphylla

 Parkinsonia microphylla

 Parkinsonia microphylla

Habitat: rocky slopes, bajadas
Life Form: tree
Leaf Description: alternate bipinnate
Flower Color: yellow and white or whitish
Flowering Period: Apr. to May
Spines: thorns
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: abundant,widespread
Additional Information:
Felger, R.S. and S. Rutman. 2015. Ajo Peak to Tinajas Altas: a flora of southwestern Arizona. Part 14. Eudicots: Fabaceae - legume family. Phytoneuron 2015-58: 1-83. Published 20 Oct 2015. ISSN 2153 733X page 49 (13.1 MB pdf)

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Our member horticultural expert is Hank Jorgensen. For more information on this plant species, see Hank's page on Parkinsonia microphylla (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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