Prosopis glandulosa


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Noun1.Prosopis glandulosa - thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feedProsopis glandulosa - thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed; tends to form extensive thickets
mesquit, mesquite - any of several small spiny trees or shrubs of the genus Prosopis having small flowers in axillary cylindrical spikes followed by large pods rich in sugar
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No obstante, los borregos consumieron cuatro especies: Lysiloma candida, Olneya tesota, Prosopis glandulosa y Bursera epinnata; las tres primeras contienen una gran cantidad de proteina cruda (hasta 22.3 %), la cual se mantiene a lo largo del ano.
Here also the heaviest growth of mesquites occurs." About 5 km east, on the north side of the valley, Huey noted that conditions were "vastly different" and "Creosote [Larrea tridentata] proved to be the most common shrub with Squaw Tea [Ephedra sp.] and Catclaw [Se nega lia greggii] as close seconds." Mesquites (Prosopis glandulosa) were scattered and not abundant.
Koch, Prosopis glandulosa Torr., Nothoscordum bivalve, (L.) Britton, Panicum virgatum L., Prunus mexicana S.
tridentata, Agave lechuguilla, and Opuntia leptocaulis; however, only Prosopis glandulosa showed significant differences in IVI between sites with and without livestock (Table 2).
En el matorral de porte alto las especies que presentan los mayores valores registrados en abundancia dominancia e importancia fueron Prosopis glandulosa, Acacia amentacea, Havardia pallens, Acacia farnesiana, Parkinsonia texana y Celtis pallida, las cuales en conjunto suman 69.17% de importancia de la comunidad.
The Texas habitat [mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa)-mixed grass prairie] differed structurally from our study site, which was dominated by sand sagebrush, and neither study may be representative of the species across its range.
Vegetation in the plots included blackbrush (Acacia rigidula), guajillo (Acacia berlandieri), honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), Texas prickly pear cactus (Opuntia engelmannii), tasajillo (Opuntia leptocaulis), strawberry cactus (Echinocereus enneacanthus), cenizo (Leucophyllum frutescens), guayacan (Guaiacum angustifolium), leather stem (Jatropha dioica), lotebush (Ziziphus obtusifolia), Spanish dagger (Yucca treculeana), and other species.