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Cat Claw Acacia
Cat Claw Acacia (Acacia greggii) up close photographed in Cottonwood Wash.
Lake Mead Area, Nevada. Autumn 2007.

The leaves of cat claw acacia are gray-green, small and soft. They are drought deciduous in the summer heat and semi-deciduous in the winter cold, depending on the degree of chill.
Acacia's foliage, fruits and seeds provide browse for wildlife such as rabbits and birds. Various insects pollinate the flowers.

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Anya JingleSubmitted by Anya Jingle
on Dec 13, 2007 5:54 pm

Image ID: 365085
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Lat/Lon: 32.84000°N / 113.91°W
Object Title: Cat Claw Acacia

Image Type(s): Flora