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Mimosa biuncifera
Mimosa biuncifera
Catclaw Mimosa
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 1018 1089 (2018-10-14)

Copyright © 2018 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Apr 20, 2018
  • latitude 30.77640   longitude 104.99953     View on Google Maps.
  • location   local ranch road through Echo Canyon, Indio Mountains, 1.8 miles southwest of East (main) gate, 0.9 mile east of 3-way junction north to headquarters for Indio Mountains Research Station (Hudspeth County, Texas, US)
  • family Fabaceae
  • plant community   Chihuahuan Desert scrub at 4229' (1289m)
  • notes   sprawling, thicket forming shrub with memorably armed with vicious recurved thorns. Re-examination of genetic evidence indicates placement of this taxa under M. aculeaticarpa was in error and the name M. biuncifera is restored.
  • keywords: CDR, Chihuahuan Desert, IMRS, Indio
  • contributor's ID #  CDR 70
  • photo category: Plant - shrub

  • common names   Catclaw Mimosa (photographer)
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