Taxon  Report   10179 
Parkinsonia microphylla  Torr.
Yellow paloverde

Parkinsonia microphylla
© 2004 Debra Valov
Parkinsonia microphylla
© 2010 James M. Andre
Parkinsonia microphylla, 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.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Parkinsonia microphylla
© 2010 James M. Andre
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Parkinsonia
Creosote Bush Scrub
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2 + PLANTS: Cercidium microphyllum
CNPS: Cercidum microphyllum
 More information about  Parkinsonia microphylla
Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 27, 2015).

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