Prosopis glandulosa


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Prosopis julifloria, Prosopis glandulosa

American plant in the legume family Fabaceae; can cause chronic liver damage. Called also algarroba, mesquite, kioxa bean, kiowa bean.
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Hesperopsis graciliae (Mac-Neill) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) flight between hostplants and Prosopis glandulosa Torrey.
Upslope soils become shallower and dryer and dominated by Prosopis glandulosa (mesquite) woodlands which give way to various Larrea tridentata (creosote bush) communities more typical of dry shallow soils of the Chihuahuan Desert (Powell 1988; Hart 2001).