Taxon  Report   9202 
Prosopis glandulosa  Torr.
Honey mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa
© 2005 Robert Sivinski
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Prosopis glandulosa
© Glenn and Martha Vargas 2002 California Academy of Sciences
Prosopis glandulosa, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California.

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Prosopis glandulosa
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Prosopis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Prosopis glandulosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Jepson eFlora

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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 21, 2016).

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