CATCLAW ACACIA

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CATCLAW ACACIA suitable for counties:
ARIZONA: Cochise, Coconino, Gila, Graham, Greenlee, La Paz, Maricopa, Mohave, Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai, Yuma
CALIFORNIA: Humboldt, Imperial, Mendocino, Monterey, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Tulare
NEW MEXICO: Catron, Chaves, Eddy, Grant, Hidalgo, Lea, Roosevelt, Sierra
NEVADA: Clark, Lincoln, Nye
TEXAS: Atascosa, Bee, Bexar, Brewster, Brown, Callahan, Cameron, Coleman, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Duval, Ector, Ellis, Goliad, Hidalgo, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Jim Hogg, Jim Wells, Jones, Karnes, Kenedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, Loving, Martin, McMullen, Medina, Menard, Mitchell, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Runnels, Shackelford, Starr, Taylor, Terrell, Tom Green, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb, Wilson, Winkler, Zapata
UTAH: Washington

Catclaw acacia belongs to family of fabaceae plants, its species name is greggii. This plant grows actively in spring and summer. Catclaw acacia has green foliage and bears yellow colored flowers. Catclaw acacia booms in mid spring.The plant grows in erect form with multiple stems. Catclaw acacia is a slow growing plant, a mature Catclaw acacia can grow up to 20 feet. This plant is highly tolerant to draught conditions. Other varieties of this plant are catclaw acaciacatclaw acacia, and catclaw acacia

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer Flower Color : Yellow
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height, Mature (feet) : 20
Drought Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 250
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13 Palatable Human : Yes
Bloom Period : Mid Spring
SHOW ALL PLANT CHARACTERSTICS

Reproduction

Bloom Period : Mid Spring Commercial Availability : Field Collections Only
Fruit/Seed Abundance : High Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Fall Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : 1360
Seed Spread Rate : Moderate Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : None

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : Yes Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : No Palatable Browse Animal : Medium
Palatable Graze Animal : - - Palatable Human : Yes
Post Product : No Protein Potential : Medium
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring and Summer After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : Medium
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Yellow
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Porous Foliage Porosity Winter : Porous
Foliage Texture : Fine Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : Yes Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Slow Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : 15
Height, Mature (feet) : 20 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : None
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Erect
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : None
CaCO3 Tolerance : High Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : High Fertility Requirement : Low
Fire Tolerance : High Frost Free Days, Minimum : 250
Hedge Tolerance : High Moisture Use : Low
pH (Minimum) : 6.5 pH (Maximum) : 8.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 300 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 700
Precipitation (Minimum) : 20 Precipitation (Maximum) : 20
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 12 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Intolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -13

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Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, AZ, Tucson.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Montezuma Castle National Monument.
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G.A. Cooper. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution, Department of Systematic Biology-Botany. United States, AZ, Tuzigut National Monument.
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Patrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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Patrick J. Alexander. Provided by Patrick J. Alexander.
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W.C. Barnes. Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, AZ. 1913.
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Provided by National Agricultural Library. Originally from US Forest Service. United States, NM. 1923.

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