Swaziland's Alien Plants Database

Parkinsonia aculeata L.
Jerusalem thorn
Invasive, Potential problem species
Origin: Warm temperate and tropical America
Growth Form: Tree/shrub
Plant Description: large, spiny shrub or small tree, that has pinnate leaves with up to 100 pairs of small (1.5-4cm) leaflets and spikes of yellow flowers in the leaf axils. Branches are green, drooping, slender and somewhat zigzag.
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NRCS Plants Database

Photo - flowers/leaves

Larry Allain @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

Photo - flowers/leaves

The Weeds Society of Western Australia

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