Taxon  Report   40 
Acacia verticillata  (L'Her.) Willd.
Prickly moses,  Star acacia
Acacia verticillata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
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Acacia verticillata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Acacia verticillata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Acacia verticillata, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Acacia verticillata
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Acacia
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Acacia verticillata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 27, 2016).

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