Taxon  Report   6878    
Prosopis glandulosa  Torr.  var. torreyana  (L. D. Benson) M. C. Johnst.
Mesquite,  Western honey mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Prosopis
Parent: Prosopis glandulosa

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 JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Prosopis juliflora var. torreyana
PLANTS: Prosopis odorata
More information about  Prosopis glandulosa var. torreyana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Oct 19, 2019).