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Vachellia farnesiana var. pinetorum (Pineland acacia)
Smith, R.W.

Vachellia farnesiana var. pinetorum

Vachellia farnesiana (L.) Wight & Arn. var. pinetorum (F.J. Herm.) Seigler & Ebinger

Pineland Acacia, Pineland Wattle

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Acacia pinetorum, Vachellia insularis, Vachellia peninsularis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate
Inflorescence: Head
Fruit Type: Legume
Size Notes: Typically 3-6 feet in height. May reach 12 feet.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Orange , Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun




Use Ornamental: Thorny shrub bears flowers with very sweet fragrance.
Fragrant Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Nectar Source: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: UPL FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Vachellia farnesiana var. pinetorum in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Vachellia farnesiana var. pinetorum in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Vachellia farnesiana var. pinetorum


Record Modified: 2015-03-16
Research By: Joseph A. Marcus

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