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Parkinsonia Linnaeus. Subfamily: Caesalpinoideae. clade: Caesalpinoid clade. Paloverde, Jerusalem Thorn.

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A genus of about 10-15 species (if circumscribed, as here, to include Cercidium), shrubs and trees of sw. North America, Central America, and Africa.

Ref: Isely (1975); Isely (1998); Krings, Wall, & Broadhead (2023) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2023a); Robertson & Lee (1976). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Parkinsonia aculeata, Camp Night 6, Rio Grande, Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River, Mile 721-722, Brewster County, Texas 1 by Alan Cressler | Parkinsonia aculeata source | Original Image ⭷


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