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Prosopis velutina
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Prosopis velutina

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Prosopis velutina
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Prosopis velutina
Prosopis velutina, fruit - as borne on the plant
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Prosopis velutina, fruit - as borne on the plant

Prosopis velutina, leaf - showing orientation on twig
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Prosopis velutina, leaf - showing orientation on twig
Prosopis velutina, fruit - lateral or general close-up
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Prosopis velutina, fruit - lateral or general close-up

Prosopis velutina, leaf - whole upper surface
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Prosopis velutina, leaf - whole upper surface
Prosopis velutina, twig - orientation of petioles
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Prosopis velutina, twig - orientation of petioles

Prosopis velutina, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
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Prosopis velutina, bark - of a medium tree or large branch
Prosopis velutina, whole tree or vine - general
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Prosopis velutina, whole tree or vine - general

Prosopis velutina, whole tree or vine - view up trunk
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Prosopis velutina, whole tree or vine - view up trunk
Prosopis velutina, twig - orientation of petioles
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Prosopis velutina, twig - orientation of petioles

Prosopis velutina, twig - orientation of petioles
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Prosopis velutina, twig - orientation of petioles
Prosopis glandulosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
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Prosopis glandulosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified

Prosopis glandulosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Prosopis glandulosa, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
Prosopis glandulosa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
© Copyright Steve Baskauf, 2002-2011 · 4
Prosopis glandulosa, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
Kinds

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Acanaloniidae  Euthiscia signata @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Andrenidae  Andrena fracta @ AMNH_BEE (8)

Calliopsis argentina @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Calliopsis foleyi @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Calliopsis mendocina @ AMNH_BEE (6)

Calliopsis rozeni @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Perdita flavipes @ AMNH_BEE (6)

Perdita heliotropii @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Perdita larreae @ AMNH_BEE (11)

Perdita luciae @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Perdita obliqua @ AMNH_BEE (136)

Perdita punctosignata @ AMNH_BEE (2)
Apidae  Anthophora californica @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Anthophorula euphorbiae @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Anthophorula uncicornis @ AMNH_BEE (5)

Centris brethesi @ AMNH_BEE (14)

Centris chilensis @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Centris cockerelli @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Centris hoffmanseggiae @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Centris rhodopus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Ceratina apacheorum @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Diadasia rinconis @ AMNH_BEE (6)

Eremapis parvula @ AMNH_BEE (23)

Exomalopsis solitaria @ AMNH_BEE (11)

Habropoda depressa @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Isepeolus vachali @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Melissodes tristis @ AMNH_BEE (8)

Neolarra californica @ AMNH_BEE (15)

Nomada texana @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Svastrides zebra @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Cicadellidae  Hamana herbida @ UCR_ENT (1)

Ollarianus strictus @ UCR_ENT (5)
Cicadidae  Diceroprocta apache @ AMNH_ENT (4)

Diceroprocta bequaerti @ CSUC_TCN (1); AMNH_IZC (9)
Colletidae  Colletes bicolor @ AMNH_BEE (9)

Colletes louisae @ AMNH_BEE (6)

Colletes prosopidis @ AMNH_BEE (71)

Colletes salicicola @ AMNH_BEE (29)

Colletes swenki @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Colletes wootoni @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Hylaeus asininus @ AMNH_BEE (17)

Hylaeus episcopalis @ AMNH_BEE (38)

Hylaeus sejunctus @ AMNH_BEE (22)

Hylaeus sonorensis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Perditomorpha stilborhina @ AMNH_BEE (4)
Delphacidae  Stobaera caldwelli @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Diaspididae  Aonidomytilus concolor @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Rugaspidiotus arizonicus @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Situlaspis yuccae @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Xerophilaspis prosopidis @ UCR_ENT (3); CSCA_TCN (4)
Flatidae  Pseudoflatoides tortrix @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Fulgoridae  Cyrpoptus vanduzeei @ UDCC_TCN (7)
Halictidae  Agapostemon angelicus @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Augochlorella bracteata @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Halictus ligatus @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum hyalinum @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Lasioglossum lusorium @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lasioglossum microlepoides @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Lasioglossum sisymbrii @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Nomia tetrazonata @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Pseudagapostemon singularis @ AMNH_BEE (5)
Issidae  Tylanira ustulata @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Megachilidae  Anthidiellum ehrhorni @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Ashmeadiella breviceps @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Ashmeadiella prosopidis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Coelioxys novomexicana @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Lithurgopsis apicalis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile albopunctata @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Megachile chilopsidis @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Megachile exilis @ AMNH_BEE (1)

Megachile frugalis @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Megachile hoffmannseggiae @ AMNH_BEE (2)

Megachile lippiae @ AMNH_BEE (3)

Megachile newberryae @ AMNH_BEE (17)

Megachile odontostoma @ AMNH_BEE (18)

Stelis elongativentris @ AMNH_BEE (4)

Stelis perpulchra @ AMNH_BEE (40)

Trachusa larreae @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Melittidae  Hesperapis larreae @ AMNH_BEE (1)
Membracidae  Bajulata bajula @ AMNH_ENT (1)

Stictolobus arcuatus @ UDCC_TCN (1)

Stictopelta marmorata @ UCR_ENT (3)

Vanduzea segmentata @ UDCC_TCN (27)
Miridae  Atractotomus acaciae @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Atractotomus prosopidis @ AMNH_PBI (9)

Lygus elisus @ AMNH_IZC (1)

Neurocolpus arizonae @ AMNH_PBI (4); AMNH_ENT (3)

Neurocolpus @ AMNH_ENT (13)

Orthotylus albocostatus @ AMNH_IZC (3)

Phytocoris brevicornis @ UCR_ENT (1); AMNH_ENT (1)

Phytocoris difformis @ UCR_ENT (1)

Phytocoris relativus @ UCR_ENT (1)
Pentatomidae  Brochymena cariosa @ CSUC_TCN (2)

Brochymena parva @ UCR_ENT (1)

Podisus acutissimus @ CSUC_TCN (1)
Phymatidae  Lophoscutus uhleri @ UCR_ENT (12)
Reduviidae  Phymata pacifica @ UCR_ENT (1)

Phymata rossi @ UCR_ENT (1)

Rhynocoris @ AMNH_PBI (1)
_  Dascalia @ UDCC_TCN (2)

Paradascalia @ UDCC_TCN (3)

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Prosopis L.
mesquite

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General Information
Symbol: PROSO
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration:  
Growth Habit :  
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I,N
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
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Native Status:
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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Prosopis L. – mesquite

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 35 species of Prosopis . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for species profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Prosopis africana</i>
(Guill., Perr. & A. Rich.) Taubert
Prosopis africana
African mesquite Distribution of <i>
Prosopis alba</i>
Griseb.
Prosopis alba
algarrobo blanco Distribution of <i>
Prosopis alpataco</i>
Phil.
Prosopis alpataco
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis argentina</i>
Burkart
Prosopis argentina
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis burkartii</i>
Muñoz
Prosopis burkartii
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis caldenia</i>
Burkart
Prosopis caldenia
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis calingastana</i>
Burkart
Prosopis calingastana
cusqui Distribution of <i>
Prosopis campestris</i>
Griseb.
Prosopis campestris
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis castellanosii</i>
Burkart
Prosopis castellanosii
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis chilensis</i>
(Molina) Stuntz
Prosopis chilensis
algarrobo Distribution of <i>
Prosopis cineraria</i>
(L.) Druce
Prosopis cineraria
jand Distribution of <i>
Prosopis denudans</i>
Benth.
Prosopis denudans
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis elata</i>
(Burkart) Burkart
Prosopis elata
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis farcta</i>
(Banks & Sol.) J.F. Macbr.
Prosopis farcta
Syrian mesquite Distribution of <i>
Prosopis ferox</i>
Griseb.
Prosopis ferox
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis fiebrigii</i>
Harms
Prosopis fiebrigii
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis glandulosa</i>
Torr.
Prosopis glandulosa
honey mesquite Distribution of <i>
Prosopis hassleri</i>
Harms ex Hassler
Prosopis hassleri
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis humilis</i>
Gillies ex Hook. & Arn.
Prosopis humilis
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis juliflora</i>
(Sw.) DC.
Prosopis juliflora
mesquite Distribution of <i>
Prosopis kuntzei</i>
Harms ex Hassler
Prosopis kuntzei
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis laevigata</i>
(Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) M.C. Johnst.
Prosopis laevigata
smooth mesquite Distribution of <i>
Prosopis nigra</i>
Griseb. ex Hieron.
Prosopis nigra
algarrobo negro Distribution of <i>
Prosopis pallida</i>
(Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.) Kunth
Prosopis pallida
kiawe Distribution of <i>
Prosopis palmeri</i>
S. Watson
Prosopis palmeri
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis pubescens</i>
Benth.
Prosopis pubescens
screwbean mesquite Distribution of <i>
Prosopis reptans</i>
Benth.
Prosopis reptans
tornillo Distribution of <i>
Prosopis rojasiana</i>
Burkart
Prosopis rojasiana
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis ruizlealii</i>
Burkart
Prosopis ruizlealii
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis ruscifolia</i>
Griseb.
Prosopis ruscifolia
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis sericantha</i>
Gillies ex Hook. & Arn.
Prosopis sericantha
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis strombulifera</i>
(Lam.) Benth.
Prosopis strombulifera
Argentine screwbean Distribution of <i>
Prosopis tamarugo</i>
F. Philippi
Prosopis tamarugo
tamarugo Distribution of <i>
Prosopis torquata</i>
DC.
Prosopis torquata
Distribution of <i>
Prosopis velutina</i>
Wooton
Prosopis velutina
velvet mesquite Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend

Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Florida Noxious weed
U.S. Weed Information
Prosopis mesquite This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
STATE Assorted authors. State noxious weed lists for 46 states . State agriculture or natural resource departments.

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

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Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Minor Moderate Low

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds
Martin Moderate High

Sources

Martin, A.C., H.S. Zim, and A.L. Nelson. 1951. American wildlife and plants: A guide to wildlife food habits . Dover Publications. New York.

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover
High Average 25-50% of diet Regular source of cover
Low 5-10% of diet Infrequently used as cover
Minor 2-5% of diet Sparsely used as cover
Moderate Average 10-25% of diet Occasional source of cover


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Number of matches : 5
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Prosopis sp.%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Plant") ORDER BY taxon

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Prosopis sp.
Prosopis sp.
Mesquite
ID: 0091 3182 0735 0053 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Prosopis sp.
Prosopis sp.
Mesquite
ID: 1338 3161 0878 0031 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2004 California Academy of Sciences

Prosopis sp.
Prosopis sp.
Mesquite
ID: 0091 3182 0735 0052 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Prosopis sp.
Prosopis sp.
Mesquite
ID: 0091 3182 0735 0056 [detail]
Glenn and Martha Vargas
© 2002 California Academy of Sciences

Prosopis sp.
Prosopis sp.
Mesquite (with Mistletoe)
ID: 1338 3152 3386 0073 [detail]
Dr. G Dallas and Margaret Hanna
© 2008 California Academy of Sciences

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