Calflora
Taxon  Report   12015    
Senegalia greggii  Britton & Rose
Catclaw, devil's claw
Senegalia greggii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Senegalia greggii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Senegalia greggii
© 2007 Jason E. Willand
Senegalia greggii, a dicot, is a shrub that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Senegalia greggii
© 2015 John Doyen
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Senegalia
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Acacia greggii var. arizonica
ICPN + PLANTS: Acacia greggii var. greggii
ICPN + PLANTS: Acacia greggii
More information about  Senegalia greggii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Jan 16, 2019).