Taxon  Report   9202    
Prosopis glandulosa  Torr.
Honey mesquite
Prosopis glandulosa
© 2015 Wynn Anderson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Prosopis glandulosa
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Prosopis glandulosa
© 2005 Robert Sivinski
Prosopis glandulosa, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Prosopis glandulosa
© 2009 Thomas Stoughton
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Prosopis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Alkali Sink

Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Prosopis glandulosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (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:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).