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Acacia constricta Benth.
Determiner: Diamond, Pete (1996-07-10)
Diamond, Pete 111
United States, North Carolina, Randolph, North Carolina Zoological Park... Growing in planter 11 of North America Sonora Desert exhibit
35.62775 -79.757481 +-50m. WGS84
= Sonoran Desert Dome, North Carolina Zoological Park, Asheboro
Small tree, 2 m, with fine textured, graceful form. Flowers canary yellow, pleasantly fragrant. Leaves grey-green, subtended by paired, stipular thorns, these recurving and becoming white or white-grey. Nectaries present along rachis, some leaf tips and branches and at base of thorns. Stems reddish, pubescent and glandular; minutely exfoliating bark appearing alomst as narrow ridges, becoming grey nearer to ground level.
Cultivated or Captive
Record ID: 3838fc78-983a-441b-824b-7c4d649bc163