|Scientific Name||Senegalia berlandieri (Acacia berlandieri)||USDA PLANTS Symbol||SEBE2|
|Common Name||Guajillo, Berlandier's Acacia||ITIS Taxonomic Serial No.||183628|
|Family||Fabaceae (Pea)||Wildflower Center Ref.||Click Here|
|Description||Habitat: Dry, gravelly, calcareous, clay or sandy soils on ridges and hillsides.
Plant: Spreading shrub 3 to 6+ feet high; somewhat-branched, woody stems with small thorns, if any.
Leaves: Alternate, bipinnately-compound leaves, 4 to 6 inches long with 5 to 9 (or more) pairs of pinnae, each with 30 to 50 pairs of delicate light green leaflets about 1/6 inch long, linear and somewhat hairy.
Inflorescence: Creamy white round flower heads on peduncles 3/4 to 2 inches long; each flower head 3/8 to 5/8-inch across with many very small flowers, each with no petals and many white stamens (the “bristles”).
Bloom Period: Spring or following rains.
References: "Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas" by Correll and Johnston and Wildflower Center.
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