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(Desert ironwood tree) Olneya tesota is a perennial flowering tree of the Fabaceae family, legumes, which is commonly known as Ironwood or Desert Ironwood. It is the only species in the monotypic genus Olneya

A perennial flowering tree. One of the best native shade trees. Cold hardy to about 15 degrees F. Full sun/part shade.

Common name: Cascalote (cas-cah-LOH-tay) Botanical name: Caesalpinia cacalaco

Great Design Plant: Cascalote - other - Noelle Johnson Landscape Consulting

palo verde dappled shade

Dappled shade garden in San Diego County featuring Dracaena draco, Parksonia aculeata (Mexican Palo Verde tree), Agave americana, Aeonium and Aloe

Desert and water-wise landscape with a massive Ironwood tree, century agave, and multiple lantanas.

Desert and water-wise landscape with a massive Ironwood tree, century agave, and multiple lantanas.

Ironwood Tree, Olneya tesota. Photo Taken May 15, 2009 At Lake Pleasant, Arizona.  This Was An Optimum Blooming Year For Ironwood. Ironwood Tree, Olneya tesota. Also called Arizona Ironwood, Palo-de-Hierro and Palo-de-Fierro. Photo Taken At Lake Pleasant, Arizona. Arizona Wild Flowers. Pictures, Photos, Images, Descriptions, Information, Reviews.

DESERT IRONWOOD (Olneya tesota) - native to Tucson area, pale bark, small thorns, purple blossoms, edible seeds

Firewheels Growing in Mesquite Trees, Texas, USA /by Larry Ditto/

Firewheels Growing in Mesquite Trees, Texas, USA

Mom built her new house in 2003 next to an ancient Texas mesquite tree.

Mesquite - Natural Organic Home Garden Health Howard Garrett Dirt Doctor - how to grow mesquite from seed

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