Tree Identification, Acacia or Mimosa..

duckduckshootMay 9, 2013

I found a tree that piqued my interest as a nectar source (it was covered in bees) and have been trying to identify it. I think it is either a mimosa or an acacia. It has tighter flowers than a mimosa more like an acacia like some of the cats claw and guajillo in west texas. Check out the pictures. Thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

seed pods

    Bookmark   May 9, 2013 at 2:20PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

I have found what I was looking for.. Leucaena leucocephala

Apiculture: L. leucocephala is in bloom almost throughout the year, providing constant forage to honey bees.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2013 at 9:49AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Is it cheating to use varieties that were bread from natives?
For example, instead of native Itea virginica, using...
Prairie Plants threatened by Noxious Weeds Act
Hi, I found this great blog and information about prairie...
Trillium project
Hello all - Here is a picture of some of the trillium...
Annuals, Biennials, and Short Lived Perennials
I am interested in compiling a list of the above, mainly...
Monarchs: Liatris special
Hey-it looks like the migration is starting up here...
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™