Mimosa aculeaticarpa var. biuncifera Wait-A-Minute
DECIDUOUS SHRUB or SMALL TREE. Paired, flattened, hooked thorns
on gray branches. Leaves bipinnate with crowded segments, falling
during drought. Balls of white flowers in May. Throughout the
Empires in desert grassland, especially on slopes just above dry, narrow
washes. Acacia greggii is similar in winter, but usually grows
at lower elevations and thorns are narrower and not paired.
FAMILY: Fabaceae (Pea Family)