Wild Florida Photo - Acacia - thorn trees, Shittah trees genus
thorn trees, Shittah trees
The Acacia genus has been rearranged with some species moved to the Vachellia genus.
branch with flowers
The species that were recently considered Acacia that are native to Florida with capitate inflorescences (round, head-like flowers) and spinescent stipules are now in the genus Vachellia. leaving only three non-native Acacia species in the state.
Vachellia genus at Wild Florida Photo
Species of the Acacia genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:
The genus Acacia is a member of the Fabaceae - Pea family.