Acacia greggii

Height: Up to 20' but common at 6'.

Trunk: 8" wide, brown and furrowed.

Leaves: 3" long and green. They are bipinnatley compounded.

Flowers/Fruit: In bloom June to October. The flowers are yellow and 2 1/2" long. They are densely clustered and form a cylindrical spike. The seed pod is flat, twisted and 6" long and 1/2" wide.

Form/Habitat: Below 5,000'. Found on slopes, canyons, grasslands and along washes.

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