Taxon: Parkinsonia florida (Benth. ex A. Gray) S. Watson

Genus: Parkinsonia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
      Tribe: Caesalpinieae
Nomen number: 100139
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 11:135. 1876
Name Verified on: 07-Apr-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Apr-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • blue paloverde  (Source: Trees US) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Baja Sur
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California


  • Carter, A. M. 1974. The genus Cercidium in the Sonoran Desert of Mexico and United States Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 40:33.
  • Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):172.
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)


Check other web resources for Parkinsonia florida (Benth. ex A. Gray) S. Watson :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Parkinsonia florida cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.