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Acacia angustissima var. chisosiana

Acacia angustissima (Mill.) Kuntze var. chisosiana Isely

Chisos Prairie Acacia

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ACANC

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Breeding System: Flowers Bisexual
Inflorescence: Head
Fruit Type: Legume
Leaf: Bipinnately compound. Parts sparsely puberulent.
Flower: Cream-colored glomerule.
Fruit: Legume.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Whitish or cream-colored flowers arranged in glomerules.

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Distribution: Big Bend area of West Texas and adjacent Mexico.

Benefit

Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Acacia angustissima var. chisosiana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acacia angustissima var. chisosiana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acacia angustissima var. chisosiana

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-08-31
Research By: JAM

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