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Sonoran Desert Plants - Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger (Whitethorn Acacia)
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Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger (Whitethorn Acacia)

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 Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger

 Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger

 Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger

 Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger

 Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger

Habitat: arroyos
Life Form: shrub,tall
Leaf Description: alternate pinnate
Flower Color: yellow
Flowering Period: May to Aug.
Spines: long straight spines without sheaths or spineless
Family: Fabaceae (bean family)
Abundance: common
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 74 (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 Vachellia constricta (Bentham) Seigler & Ebinger (opens in a new tab).

 

 

 

 

 

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