Desert Botanical Garden Herbarium
Catalog #: DES00039367
Occurrence ID (GUID): 56bdf444-a416-47b6-a16b-ab387885ca58
Taxon: Parkinsonia microphylla Torr.
Family: Fabaceae
Collector: Gary Nabhan      
Date: 1979-05-22
Additional Collectors: Amadeo Rea, Delores Lewis
Locality: Mexico, Sonora, 5 miles E of Altar.
30.678889  -111.765556
Description: Shiny end branches, small leaves, light green, end in a point, no stickers in (?).
Reproductive Condition: fruit & leaves
Notes: Papago name kuk cehedag, seed eaten when young, sweet peas with salt uncooked.
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Record Id: 56bdf444-a416-47b6-a16b-ab387885ca58
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