honey mesquite


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thorny deep-rooted drought-resistant shrub native to southwestern United States and Mexico bearing pods rich in sugar and important as livestock feed

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It's a native salt grass and there are honey mesquite seeds on it that fell from this tree.
They will especially notice the richness of the Honey Mesquite Sauce.
Woody plant invasion of grasslands: establishment of honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa vat.
Population density was calculated from the minimum number known alive divided by the area (4 ha) of honey mesquite woodland [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Additionally, lack of fire has allowed the increase of woody vegetation such as honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) and lotebush (Ziziphus obtusifolia).
The biggest honey mesquite grows in Real County, not far from the eastern edge of its range, which covers the Southwest to California.
Effect of light, temperature and water stress on net photosynthesis in two populations of honey mesquite.
Vegetation is typical of Chihuahuan Desert shrublands and grasslands with characteristic species including grama grasses (Bouteloua), dropseeds (Sporobolus), alkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides), soap-tree yucca (Yucca elata), banana yucca (Yucca baccata), creosotebush (Larrea tridentata), tarbush (Flourensia cernua), honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), and four-wing saltbush (Atriplex canescens).
The least occupied habitats were fence rows, woody vegetation such as lotebush (Zizyphus obtusifolia) and honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), and rocks.
Mesquite, honey locust, honeypod, ironwood, algaroba, western honey locust, velvet mesquite, ablarroba, honey mesquite, Texas ironwood, algarobo.
5 m off of Bayside Drive under a granjeno (Celtis pallida) in an area of thick thorn scrub with representative vegetation including granjeno, colima (Zanthoxylum fagara), honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), Berlandier fiddlewood (Citharexylum berlandieri), Texas lantana (Lantana horrida), snake eyes (Phaulothamnus spinescens) and goat bush (Castela erecta).
Trees Planted: 124,854 huisache, tepeguaje, Texas ebony, retama, Wright's acacia, honey mesquite, anacua, granjeno, brasil, more than 60 others
Two vegetative communities were important to our study: honey mesquite (Prosopis gladulosa) savannah-acacia (Acacia) shrubland and acacia shrubland.
Diospyros texana is a poor competitor in low nutrient soils compared to honey mesquite, Prosopis glandulosa Torr.
Important mast-producing plants in Texas are honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa) and oak (Quercus).