habit--mesquite usually branches extensively from the base Prosopis velutina Large shrub or medium-sized tree to 30' tall and wide. Native to southern Arizona... fruits--what kind of fruit what this be? fruits closeup--meal can be made from the seeds of mesquite mature leaves ...Demonstration Garden Information Sheet Your browser is not Java capable or Java has been disabled. the thorns of mesquite are paired at each node Cultural Practices: The seeds must be scarified before sowing. The seeds have a very long shelf life... young leaf thorns and young leaves Common Name Velvet Mesquite Latin Name Prosopis velutina Native Habitat 0 to 5,700 feet in Sonoran... ...Demonstration Garden Information Sheet Your browser is not Java capable or Java has been disabled. [ TOP ] © Copyright Smithsonian Institution Privacy Home Contact Connect Press Volunteering Donate... Older inflorescence of honey mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa , photographed at Oliver Lee State Park... Blooming Habits: The tree is covered with fluffy yellowish flowers in spring. These flowers are very... Prosopis glandulosa- Honey Mesquite Prosopis glandulosa is the most reliably cold-hardy mesquite... Prosopis alba seedlings Use the back key of your browser to come back to the previous display. ©... ...Demonstration Garden Information Sheet Your browser is not Java capable or Java has been disabled. Latheticus Prosopis Chittenden 1904 Length: 2.0-3.0 mm Habitat: Stored products Comments:... Global Distribution NAm SAm Afr Berni, C.A.; Bolza, E.; Christensen, F.J. 1979. South American... Blooming Habits: The tree is covered with fluffy yellowish flowers in spring. These flowers are very... Fig. 1. Flowers and foliage, May 2000, Chihuahuan Desert Gardens. Photograph by A.H. Harris. Fig. 2.... Photographed near the Salt River at Phoenix, Arizona, USA. This image is hosted at Wikipedia Flowers and leaves of the invasive alien tree, Mesquite, Prosopis gladulosa , south of the... Use the back key of your browser to come back to the previous display. © 1998-2001 Philippe Faucon,... Stems with inflorescences near The Chimneys at Big Bend National Park, 3/23/06. cluster of inflorescences--mesquite is a mimosoid legume in which the receptacle is elongated such... Prosopis glandulosa . John Rawlings, ca. 2005 T his tree with drooping branchlets vaguely resembles... Plant habit in Bouteloua eriopoda / Gutierrezia microcephala grassland, Jornada del Muerto, 15 Dec... Young plants showing the effects of erosion in sandy soil, near Flat Lake, 10 Feb 2007.