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Acacia neovernicosa (Viscid acacia)
Flaigg, Norman G.

Acacia neovernicosa

Acacia neovernicosa Isely

Viscid acacia

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Acacia constricta var. vernicosa, Acacia vernicosa

USDA Symbol: ACNE4

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Height to 10 feet, width to 8 feet.
Fruit: 2 1/2-inch-long pods, constricted between the seeds.
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: 293



Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
Drought Tolerance: High

Web Reference

Webref 1 - Benny Simpson's Texas Native Shrubs (2002) Texas A&M University Agriculture Program and Leslie Finical, Dallas Arboretum

Additional resources

USDA: Find Acacia neovernicosa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Acacia neovernicosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Acacia neovernicosa


Record Last Modified: 2012-09-17
Research By: TWC Staff

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