(Bean Family)

Acacia constricta Bentham var. constricta

Whitethorn acacia

Another yellow-flowered acacia also occurs occasionally in the Florida Mountains, Acacia neovernicosa. It differs from A. constricta in having only 1 or 2 pairs of pinnae per leaf instead of 4 to 6 pairs.

Lobo Draw, East side of Florida Mountains     3 June 2005