Acacia wrightii, cat's claw acacia

Category: Trees
Family: Leguminosae
Origin: Texas, New Mexico, Mexico
Evergreen: no
Flower Color: cream-yellow
Bloom Time: spring
Height: shrub to 25 ft
Width: shrub to 15 ft
Exposure: sun
Irrigation: low
Cold Hardiness: 10 F
Description: Also called Senegalia wrightii, cat's claw acacia has glaucous pinnate foliage that makes a lovely overstory for succulents that like some respite from summer sun but can still dry out under full winter sun.