Vachellia species

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Scientific Name Vachellia constricta (Acacia constricta) USDA PLANTS Symbol
ACCO2
Common Name Whitethorn Acacia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
819938
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
Native
Scientific Name Vachellia farnesiana (Acacia farnesiana) USDA PLANTS Symbol
VAFA
Common Name Huisache, Sweet Acacia ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.
183639
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
Native

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