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Prosopis glandulosaHoney Mesquite
Glandular Mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa var. glandulosaHoney Mesquite 
Prosopis glandulosa var. prostrataHoney Mesquite 
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyanaWestern Honey Mesquite
Torrey Mesquite
Western Mesquite
Prosopis pubescensScrewbean Mesquite
American Screwbean
Screwpod Mesquite
Twisted Bean
Fremont Screwbean
Prosopis reptansTornillo 
Prosopis reptans var. cinerascensTornillo
Dwarf Screw Bean
Screw Bean Mesquite
Prosopis velutinaVelvet Mesquite 
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Light requirement
 Sun - 6 or more hrs
 Part shade - 2 to 6 hrs
 Shade - 2 hrs or less

Soil moisture
 Dry - no signs of moisture
 Moist - looks & feels damp
 Wet - saturated

Bloom Time
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Bloom Color
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Height (in feet)
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 12-36  36-72  72-100
 More than 100

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