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Prosopis glandulosa  Torr.  var. torreyana  (L. D. Benson) M. C. Johnst.

(not an active name)

Mesquite,   Western honey mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana is a tree or shrub that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Neltuma odorata
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

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Parent: Prosopis glandulosa
Genus: Prosopis
Family: Fabaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Dicot
Jepson eFlora section: eudicot

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSProsopis juliflora var. torreyana
PLANTSProsopis odorata
JEFNeltuma odorata
Information about  Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana from other sources
Nursery 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. [web application]. 2024. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 07/18/2024).