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Acaciella shrevei

Acaciella shrevei Britton & Rose

Shreve's Prairie Acacia

Fabaceae (Pea family)

Synonym(s): Acacia angustissima var. shrevei, Acacia hirta ssp. lemmonii, Acacia lemmonii

USDA Symbol: ACSH2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

"A shrub, 1 m high or less, the twigs sparingly pilose. Pinnae 6-10 pairs; leaflets 7-19 pairs, oval, 5 -7 mm long, obtuse, or sometimes apiculate, pale and, pinnately veined beneath; peduncles axillary, often in pairs, 1.5 cm long or less; calyx and corolla glabrous; legume linear-oblong, 4-5 cm long, 6-7 mm. broad, the apex broadly ovate-apiculate, the base rounded or broadly cuneate, stipitate, glabrous or sparingly pubescent." (Bibref: 1793).

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Subshrub , Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Size Notes: To about 3 feet in height.
Leaf: Leaves bipinnately decompound. "Pinnae 6-10 pairs; leaflets 7-19 pairs, oval, 5 -7 mm. long, obtuse, or sometimes apiculate, pale and, pinnately veined beneath; peduncles axillary, often in pairs, 1.5 cm. long or less." (Bibref: 1793).
Flower: "Calyx and corolla glabrous." (Bibref: 1793).
Fruit: "Legume linear- oblong, 4-5 cm. long, 6-7 mm. broad, the apex broadly ovate-apiculate, the base rounded or broadly cuneate, stipitate, glabrous or sparingly pubescent." (Bibref: 1793).

Distribution

USA: AZ

Bibliography

Bibref 1793 - North American Flora - (Rosales) Mimosaceae - Volume 23 (1928) Britton, Nathaniel Lord and Rose, Joseph Nelson

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-12-07
Research By: JAM

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