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mesquite
Neltuma alpataco
Neltuma alpataco
mesquite Pea Family
Neltuma alpataco Fabaceae
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English common name
  •mesquite
Spanish common names
  •alpataco
  •algarroba
accepted scientific name
  •Neltuma alpataco (Phil.) C.E.Hughes & G.P.Lewis
rules for finding collection records
  Prosopis alpataco (46)
  Neltuma alpataco (51)
family name
  • Fabaceae

Category: Shrubs
Flowers: No obvious petals, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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