Calflora
Taxon  Report   10179    
Parkinsonia microphylla  Torr.
Yellow paloverde
Parkinsonia microphylla, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Cercidum microphyllum
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.3 (limited distribution).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Parkinsonia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Cercidium microphyllum
CNPS: Cercidum microphyllum
More information about  Parkinsonia microphylla
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PAMI5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: May 25, 2019).