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Honey Mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa)

Brian Haggerty/CPPHoney mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) is a deciduous, thorny, nitrogen-fixing large shrub or medium-sized tree. It grows between 1.5 to 35 feet tall. The greenish-white to yellowish-white flowers develop simultaneously with the leaves. These flowers are grouped tightly on elongated spikes that are showy and droopy.

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