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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Senegalia||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Senegalia greggii (A. Gray) Britton & Rose
Habit: Shrub, < 7 m, +- hairy. Stem: twigs +- ridged; prickles recurved. Leaf: clustered on short-shoots or not, < 2.5 cm; petiole 2--10 mm, +- hairy; 1° leaflets 1--3 pairs, 7--16 mm; 2° leaflets 3--6 pairs, 2.8--6.3 mm, 0.6--2.5 mm wide, oblong to obovate, +- hairy. Inflorescence: >= 1 clustered with leaves on short-shoots, stalked, 1--4 cm, generally > leaf. Flower: light yellow to cream. Fruit: 5--15 cm, 10--25 mm wide, curved or twisted, papery, light brown, glabrous.
Ecology: Uncommon; dry slopes in chaparral, flats, washes, disturbed areas; Elevation: 100--1400 m. Bioregional Distribution: e PR, D; Distribution Outside California: to Texas, northern Mexico including Baja California. Flowering Time: Apr--Jun
Synonyms: Acacia greggii A. Gray; Acacia greggii var. greggii
eFlora Treatment Author: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger
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Previous taxon: Senegalia
Next taxon: Senna
Citation for this treatment: David Seigler & John E. Ebinger 2016. Senegalia greggii, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=89126, accessed on December 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 03, 2016.