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Wildflowers of Texas, Plant Resources Center, University of Texas at Austin



Guajillo   Acacia berlandieri    
Pea family — Fabaceae

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Guajillo is common along with black brush in South Texas, and ranges into the southern Edwards Plateau and Trans-Pecos. It is well known for the honey produced from its flowers, which it produces in the spring and early summer. This is one of many medium-sized thorny shrubs of Texas--although the thorns are not obvious until you grab it!

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Flowering Months: March, April, May, June, July

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