Calflora
Taxon  Report   6879    
Prosopis pubescens  Benth.
Screw bean mesquite,  Screwbean mesquite, Tornillo
Prosopis pubescens, 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.

Bloom Period
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Prosopis
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Strombocarpa odorata
More information about  Prosopis pubescens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (PRPU)


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: Dec 06, 2019).