Calflora
Taxon  Report   6069    
Parkinsonia aculeata  L.
Jerusalem thorn,  Mexican palo verde
Parkinsonia aculeata, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
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Observation Search
(199 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Parkinsonia

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Parkinsonia aculeata

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2020).