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Acacia greggii

Accepted name

Acacia greggii A. Gray1, 2, 3, 4


Senegalia greggii (A. Gray) Britton & Rose1, 2


Tribe: Acacieae;  Genus: Acacia

Vernacular names

Cat Claw5; Catclaw1; Catclaw6; Catclaw7; Catclaw Acacia7


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened



Geographical records

Asia4:   Iran(I)4, Iraq(I)4

Central America1, 2, 3, 6:   Mexico (North & Central)(N)1, 2, 3, 6

North America1, 2, 5:   United States(N)1, 2, 3, 5

United States:   Arizona1, 5, California1, 5, Nevada1, 5, New Mexico1, 5, Texas1, 2, 5, Utah5

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1, 6, 8;  Illustration8


1993 Zarucchi JL;     Coordinator: 1994 Rico ML


1:Isely, D. (1973) Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152 Legum. of the U.S.: I.
2:Turner, B.L. (1959) Univ. of Texas Press, Austin. 284 pp The Legumes of Texas
3:Wiggins, I.L. (1980) Flora of Baja California 644-711 Leguminosae
4:Lock, J.M. & Simpson, K. (1991) Legumes of West Asia: A Checklist. RBG, Kew.
5:Isely, D. (1998) Native & naturalized Leg. of the USA. Brigham Young Univ. Utah
6:Correll, D.S. & Johnston, M.C. (1970) Man. Vasc. Pl. Texas. Texas Res. Found., Renner 1881pp.
7:Terrell, E.E. (1977) Checklist of Names for 3, 000 Vas. Pl... Agric. Handbook No. 505
8:Townsend, C.C. & Guest, E. (1974) Flora of Iraq. Vol. 3. Baghdad.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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