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Mariosousa willardiana, Acacia willardiana, Palo Blanco, Willard Acacia, White Barked Acacia

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Mariosousa willardiana, Acacia willardiana

Palo Blanco, Willard Acacia, White Barked Acacia
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Mimosoideae
Origin: Sonoran desert, Mexico
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersYellow/orange flowersDeciduous

Mariosousa willardiana is a very slender tree with few branches as well as leaves. Beside the lacy form of this tree, its other distinguishing feature is the peeling, papery, silver-white bark. The Spanish common name translates into 'white stick', defining its peeling white bark. The flowers are like catkins, rod or bottle-brush-like, white or cream colored.


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Mariosousa willardiana, Acacia willardiana, Palo Blanco, Willard Acacia, White Barked Acacia

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