Prosopis pubescens

Screwbean Mesquite

Plant family: Fabaceae - Pea


Plant type: Tree

Plant origin: N/A

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Flower Color Yellow
Blooming Season Spring, Winter
Height 25-40 feet
Spread 15-30 feet
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Creosote Bush Scrub, Riparian

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Special Characteristic

Attracts Wildlife

Plant Highlights

Mesquite attracts a wide variety of animals including insects, rabbits, rodents, quail, roadrunners, thrashers, coyotes, and many others. The Prosopis genus is host plant to the Marine Blue and Leda Ministreak butterflies, and this species is host to the Palmer's Metalmark butterfly.

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