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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, Paloverde


Location: 13851 Hunters Hawk, Warwick Farms Development.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Soil sand based, raised bed, with compost and alkaline soil. Adventitious.

Description: Tree; light green bark, rough. Leaves compound, very small (3-6 mm) on rachis approximately 45-60 long. Stems with thorns to 6 mm long. Flowers yellow, small (12 mm dia). Petals-5; anthers-8; sepals-4. Petals distinct; sepals connate. Approximately 100 leaflets/rachi. Leaves alternate.

County: Bexar
Collector: Cecil Mayo
Collection Date: May 26, 1993
Specimen number: 003

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0434
Accession Date: Jul 14, 1993
Accession Number: 34

Annotations: SCXXB

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