Prosopis pubescens


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Related to Prosopis pubescens: Prosopis glandulosa, screwbean
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Noun1.Prosopis pubescens - shrub or small tree of southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico having spirally twisted pods
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
screw bean - spirally twisted sweet pod of screwbean mesquite that is used for fodder or ground into meal for feed
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Beavers strongly selected cottonwood and Russian olive, weakly selected willow, and used less frequently than available mule-fat (Baccharis salicifolia), screwbean mesquite (Prosopis pubescens), saltcedar, and broadleaf cattail (Table 2).
Ball; Malpighiales: Salicaceae) trees, volunteer honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa Torrey; Fabales: Fabaceae) and screwbean mesquite (Prosopis pubescens Benth.) trees, and volunteer arrowweed shrubs (Pluchea sericea [Nutt.] Cov.; Asterales: Asteraceae).
arenicola * (FL) HOLLY Georgia Ilex longpipes * (SC, GA, LA) HOLLY Sarvis Ilex amelanchier * (NC, SC, GA, FL, LA) HOLLY Tawnberry Ilex krugiana (FL) LICARIA Florida Licaria triandra * (FL) LOCUST Kelsey Robinia kelseyi * (NC, TN, KY) MAIDENBRUSH Savia bahamensis * (FL) MAIDENBRUSH Marlberry Ardisia escallonioides * (FL) MESQUITE Screwbean Prosopis pubescens (TX, NM, AZ, UT, NV, CA) NECTANDRA Florida Nectandra coriacea * (FL) OAK McDonald Quercus macdonaldii * (CA) OAK Northern pin Quercus ellipsoidalis (MI, WI, MN) OAK Turkey Quercus laevis (VA, NC, SC, GA, FL, AL, MS LA) PAWPAW Bigflower Asimina obovata * (NC, SC, GA, FL) PEPPERTREE Brazil Schinus terebinthifolia # (TX, CA) PINE Fallax pinyon Pinus edulis var.