Plant family: Fabaceae - Pea
Plant type: Tree
Plant origin: N/A
Creosote Bush Scrub, Riparian
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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