Taxon  Report   37 
Acacia paradoxa  DC.
Kangaroo thorn
Acacia paradoxa
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Acacia paradoxa
© 2001 CDFA
Acacia paradoxa, a dicot, is a shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Acacia paradoxa
© 2011 Eric Wrubel
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acacia
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Acacia armata
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 27, 2016).

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