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espinillo negro
Vachellia astringens
Vachellia astringens
espinillo negro Pea Family
Vachellia astringens Fabaceae
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Spanish common name
  •espinillo negro
accepted scientific name
  •Vachellia astringens (Gillies ex Hook. & Arn.) Speg.
rules for finding collection records
  •Vachellia astringens (62)
  •Acacia atramentaria (6)
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 0.2 to 0.4 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 3rd week of May

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Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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