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Wild Florida Photo - Acacia - thorn trees, Shittah trees genus

Genus

Acacia

thorn trees, Shittah trees

The Acacia genus has been rearranged with some species moved to the Vachellia genus.

Acacia farnesianaAcacia farnesiana
Pineland acacia
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.

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