Senegalia greggii

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Scientific Name Senegalia greggii (Acacia greggii) USDA PLANTS Symbol
ACGR
Common Name Catclaw Acacia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
183631
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Desert habitat, caliche soils; large deciduous shrub in Big Bend, up to 6 feet high, woody stems with very sharp recurved thorns; light green leaflets about 1/4 inch long; creamy white bottlebrush flower heads with many very small flowers, each with 5 light yellow petals and many yellowish stamens (the “bristles” of the bottle brush). Texas Status
Native

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