Acacia greggii

Acacia greggii

Catclaw acacia

Large shrub or small tree up to 20 feet tall with thorns similar to a cat's claw. Common and abundant along washes and on mesas from sea level to 5,000 feet. New foliage is browsed by livestock and wildlife during late spring and fall; otherwise sought only on depleted rangelands.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 20 
in.
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
- 5,000 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Not Adapted

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
53.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,500
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes
Bloom Color: 
Yellow
Blooming Season: 
Spring