Prosopis pallida (Willd.) Kunth Mesquite
Humb., Bonpl. & Kunth, Nov.Gen.Sp.Pl. 6:309-310 (1824)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Saturday 30 April 2005

Spiny tree or shrub, 4-10 m high, leaflets 2-4 times as long as wide, coriaceous, pinnae (1-)2-4-jugate; pods glabrous. Fl. green-yellow, Feb or Jul to Sep. Red alluvial soil, sand, loam, clay. Coastal plain, tidal flats, banks of water courses, paddocks.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Carnarvon, Dampierland, Geraldton Sandplains, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Cape Range, Fitzroy Trough, Geraldton Hills, Roebourne, Wooramel.

IMCRA Regions: King Sound, Shark Bay, Wellesley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Carnarvon, Derby-West Kimberley, Greater Geraldton, Port Hedland.