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Havardia pallens (Tenaza)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Havardia pallens

Tenaza, Huajillo, Ape's ear-ring

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: hapa10

USDA Native Status:

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Flower: Flowers in 6 inch clusters
Fruit: Brown
Size Class: 6-12 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: TX
Native Habitat: Stream/river banks, Marshes, Near lakes or ponds

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Sandy Loam

Benefit

Use Ornamental: Aromatic, Showy, Blooms ornamental, Understory tree, Fast growing
Use Wildlife: Nectar-bees, Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-insects
Conspicuous Flowers: yes

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

National Butterfly Center - Mission, TX

Bibliography

Bibref 318 - Native Texas Plants: Landscaping Region by Region (2002) Wasowski, S. & A. Wasowski
Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Havardia pallens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Havardia pallens in the Flora of North America (if available)
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Metadata

Record Modified: 2009-04-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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