Vachellia choriophylla

cinnecord, tamarindillo

Fabaceae (Leguminosae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: tree
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Noted for: Showy flowers, aroma, fragrance, interesting foliage


Recommended Uses: Specimen tree. Fast growing.
Considerations: Brittle wood.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Friends
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
Salt Tolerance: Moderately salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, lime rock


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Provides food and cover for birds and other wildlife.
Native Habitats: Dry sites, Coastal berm, rockland hammock, upland edges of mangrove swamps and buttonwood hammocks.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range in Florida

USDA Zones:

USDA zones are based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:

Other Comments:

Critically imperiled in South Florida.