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Acacia schottii Torr.
Schott's Wattle, Schott's Acacia
Synonyms: Vachellia schottii
USDA Symbol: ACSC
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Shrub Leaf Arrangement: Alternate Leaf Complexity: Bipinnate Inflorescence: Head Fruit Type: Legume Size Notes:
A small shrub
around 4 feet high; (1). Leaf:
Leaves with paired pinnae,
each bearing 3-5 pairs of leaflets; (293). Flower:
Flowers borne in fragrant yellow globes about 1 cm. thick; (293). Fruit:
Legumes 5-8 cm. long, very narrow (almost as thick as broad), thin-walled, 2-valved, the valves separating into 2 layers when dry, the whole much constricted between the seeds, glabrous,
dotted with glands (these dark in dry specimens); (293). Size Class:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Native Distribution: Big Bend region of Texas and adjacent Chihuahua, Mexico.
Native Habitat: Chihuahuan Desert
USDA Native Status: L48 N
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
Drought Tolerance: High
Heat Tolerant: yes
Soil Description: Gypseous clay and rocky limestone soils; (1).
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Record Modified: 2012-09-16
Research By: JAM