Taxon  Report   6878 
Prosopis glandulosa  Torr.  var. torreyana  (L. D. Benson) M. C. Johnst.
Mesquite,  Western honey mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
© 2010 Neal Kramer
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Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
© 2014 Keir Morse
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
© 2016 Barbara Boethling
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Prosopis
Parent Record Prosopis glandulosa
Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN + PLANTS: Prosopis juliflora var. torreyana
PLANTS: Prosopis odorata
More information about  Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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