Vine mesquite

Hopia obtusa

plant type:
grass
lifecycle:
perennial
growing season:
warm
cover:
NA

Soil

Acceptable Soil Types:
Clay
Loam
Silt
Sand
Acceptable Soil conditions:
AcidicAlkalineMetalSaltCaliche

Location

Min elevation:
1000
Max elevation:
6000
Counties: 
Apache
Cochise
Coconino
Graham
Maricopa
Mohave
Navajo
Pima
Pinal
Santa Cruz
Yavapai

Reproduction & Growth

Growth rate: 
NA
Germination Overall: 
NA
Germination rate: 
Slow
Germination Requirements: 
NA
Reproduction: 
NA
Establishment: 
NA

Ecological

Best Suited for these Site conditions:
ColdDisturbanceFireFloodingLow lightRiparian
Best Suited for these Management goals:
Tortoise habitatDrought resilienceErosion controlForage productionPollinator habitatIncreased soil healthWeed managementWildlife habitat

Additional Information

Commercial availability:
NA
Citations:
Shafroth et al. 2008, Dahl et al. 1986, Clary & Donald 1981, Judd 1962