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tortuous mesquite
Neltuma flexuosa
Neltuma flexuosa
tortuous mesquite Pea Family
Neltuma flexuosa Fabaceae
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English common name
  •tortuous mesquite
Spanish common names
  •algarrobo dulce
  •árbol negro
  •algarrobo negro
accepted scientific name
  •Neltuma flexuosa (DC.) C.E.Hughes & G.P.Lewis
rules for finding collection records
  Prosopis flexuosa (113)
  Neltuma flexuosa (164)
family name
  • Fabaceae

Category: Shrubs, Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is about 0.1 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (28%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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