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Parkinsonia aculeata

Parkinsonia aculeata L.

Retama, Paloverde, Mexican Paloverde, Jerusalem Thorn, Horsebean, Lluvia De Oro

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Symbol: PAAC3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (I)

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Specimen & Label Data

Parkinsonia aculeata

Retama, Jerusalem-Thorn


Location: Centered on West side of Carriage Square, on West side of path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Well drained, alkaline, alluvial soil. Some shade from larger trees.

Description: Tree to 7 m. Branches thin, with recurved spines and green bark. Leaves alternate, pinnately twice compound, 30 cm long (or more). Leaflets many, deciduous. Flowers pappilinaceous, yellow.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: May 22, 1987
Specimen number: 143

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0328
Accession Date: May 3, 1993
Accession Number: 26

Annotations: SCXXB

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