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Parkinsonia aculeata


Small, open , deciduous tree, with distinct green bark on slender, spiny branches. Leaves are slender, bright green, and compound. Yellow flowers, one petal specked with red.


Hot, dry climates.


In tropical America, retama has been reported to be used medicinally.

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Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 5, 2012
Submitted on Apr 22, 2012

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