Taxon  Report   6879 
Prosopis pubescens  Benth.
Screw bean mesquite,  Screwbean mesquite, Tornillo
Prosopis pubescens
© 2012 Jean Pawek
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Prosopis pubescens
© 2012 Jean Pawek
Prosopis pubescens
© 2010 James M. Andre
Prosopis pubescens, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Prosopis pubescens
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Prosopis
Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Strombocarpa odorata
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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 25, 2016).

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