favicon Wildflower Identification Website.        Search for wildflowers by location, color, shape and time.       Click here for Instructions.       Login
Search Results
Parkinsonia aculeata
Mexican palo verde Pea Family
Parkinsonia aculeata Fabaceae
--show more--
English common names
  •Mexican palo verde
  •Jerusalem thorn
Spanish common names
  •espinillo
  •cina-cina
  •palo verde
accepted scientific name
  •Parkinsonia aculeata L.
rules for finding collection records
  •Parkinsonia aculeata (61)
family name
  •Fabaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Anthony Valois and the National Park Service
Image License: public domain
Image Source
Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.8 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed beginning of October thru second week of April
Native to the southwest United States, Mexico and South America

How Likely at this Location (29%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found

Desert
Disturbed
Riparian
Rocky
Forest
grid lines base