Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

Parkinsonia praecox (palo brea)
syn. Cercidium praecox


Parkinsonia praecox in Plains of Sonora south of Hermosillo, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Parkinsonia praecox bark. The coarse granular texture and particular shade of green are diagnostic. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

The wands of flowers on Parkinsonia praecox stems is a distinctive character of the species. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Flowers of Parkinsonia praecox. Photo: Mark Dimmitt