Calflora
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 and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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

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

Wetlands:
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRGLT)


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: Jul 11, 2020).