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Vachellia tortuosa, Acacia tortuosa, Mimosa tortuosa, Twisted Acacia, Huisachillo

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Vachellia tortuosa, Acacia tortuosa, Mimosa tortuosa

Twisted Acacia, Huisachillo
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: West Indies
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spiny

This tall, semi-evergreen, native shrub or small tree has feathery, finely divided leaflets of a soft, medium green color. The slightly rough stems are a rich chocolate brown or gray, possessing long, sharp, multiple thorns. The small, yellow, puff-like flowers are very fragrant and appear in clusters in late winter then sporadically after each new flush of growth, providing nearly year-round bloom. The persistent fruits have a glossy coat and contain seeds which are cherished by birds and other wildlife.


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Vachellia tortuosa, Acacia tortuosa, Mimosa tortuosa, Twisted Acacia, Huisachillo

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Vachellia tortuosa, Acacia tortuosa, Mimosa tortuosa, Twisted Acacia, Huisachillo

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Vachellia tortuosa, Acacia tortuosa, Mimosa tortuosa, Twisted Acacia, Huisachillo

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Vachellia tortuosa, Acacia tortuosa, Mimosa tortuosa, Twisted Acacia, Huisachillo

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