Vachellia species

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Scientific Name Vachellia constricta (Acacia constricta) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Whitethorn Acacia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Fabaceae (Pea) SEINet Reference
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Description Desert habitat, woody bush 4 to 6 feet high; yellow ball-shaped flowers in spring, about 3/4 inch in diameter; very small leaflets; reddish woody stems. Texas Status
Scientific Name Vachellia farnesiana (Acacia farnesiana) USDA PLANTS Symbol
Common Name Huisache, Sweet Acacia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
Family Fabaceae (Pea) Wildflower Center Ref.
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Description Shrub or small rounded tree up to 15 feet tall with multiple trunks; twice pinnately-compound leaves are 1 to 3 inches long with 2 to 6 pairs of pinnae that are comprised of 10 to 18 pairs of leaflets each 1/8 to 1/4 inch long; short spines at leaf nodes; bright yellow globe flowers about 3/8-inch across. Descr. excerpt from "Wildflowers of the Texas Hill Country" by Marshall Enquist. Texas Status

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