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Key to Prosopis

View taxon page for Prosopis

(For a list of species in Prosopis, use the above link.)

Jepson Manual glossary definitions can be seen by moving your cursor over words underlined with dots.

1. Fruit tightly coiled; petals fused

2. Inflorescence spike-like , 4–8 cm;  hairy ..... P. pubescens

2' Inflorescence  to spike-like raceme, < 4 cm; leaf glabrous or short-hairy ..... [P. strombulifera]

1' Fruit not coiled; petals free

3. Plant ± glabrous; 2° leaflets (10)15–25 mm, length 7–9 × width ..... P. glandulosa var. torreyana

3' Plant with short, dense hairs; 2° leaflets 4–15 mm, length 3–4 × width ..... P. velutina



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