Taxon  Report   12120 
Vachellia farnesiana  (L.) Wight & Arn.
Sweet acacia
Vachellia farnesiana
© 2006 Chet Blackburn
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Vachellia farnesiana
© 2014 Wynn Anderson
Vachellia farnesiana
© 1998 Keith Haworth
Vachellia farnesiana, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

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Vachellia farnesiana
© 2006 Steve Matson
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Acacia farnesiana var. farnesiana
ICPN + PLANTS: Acacia farnesiana
PLANTS: Acacia minuta ssp. densiflora
PLANTS: Acacia minuta
PLANTS: Acacia smallii
PLANTS: Mimosa farnesiana
PLANTS: Pithecellobium minutum
PLANTS: Vachellia densiflora
More information about  Vachellia farnesiana
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 20, 2018).

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