White-ball Acacia

Acacia angustissima

plant type:
subshrub
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
NA
cover:
High

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Gravel
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
0
Max elevation:
6000
Counties: 
Graham
Greenlee
Maricopa
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
High
Germination Overall: 
Moderate
Germination rate: 
Moderate
Germination Requirements: 
the seed should be coated with the appropriate inoculant in order to establish the symbiotic relationship for nitrogen fixing
Reproduction: 
High

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
DisturbanceFire
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Drought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
Commonly available
NOTES:
drill seeding 1/4 - 1/2 inch deep works best; can be toxic for sheep at high concentrations; has potential for invasiveness due to prolific seed projection and rapid growth
Citations:
Lloyd-Reilley 2011