favicon
Wildflower Identification
Website
Search for wildflowers by location,
color, shape and time
Click here for
Instructions
ES
Login
Mexican palo verde
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 (117)
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 2nd week of April
Native to the southwest United States, Mexico and South America

How Likely at this Location (40%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
base map where plant found
mag select

Desert
Disturbed
Riparian
Rocky
Forest
grid lines base