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Velvet Mesquite (Prosopis velutina)

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Prosopis Velutina, or more commonly know as Velvet Mesquite, is a tree shrub of the genus Prosopis. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Prosopis Velutina or Velvet Mesquite's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California and New Mexico.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Prosopis
  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Order: Fabales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
  • Native Status: L48 (N) HI (I)
  • Federal Noxious Status: NW
  • State Noxious Status: MA (P)
  • State T/E Status: AZ (HR SA)
  • State T/E Common Name: AZ (velvet mesquite)




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