Parkinsonia aculeata

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Parkinsonia aculeata also known as Jerusalem Thorn, Mexican Palo Verde is a Small, spreading, often weeping, deciduous trees, or occasionally large shrub, bearing spiny green stems and branchlets. Slender, 2-pinnate, stalkless, mid-green leaves, to 30cm long, have distinctive flat midribs and many tiny, ovate to oblong leaflets, 2-5mm long, often quickly deciduous; they fold up at night. In spring, bears racemes of 2-15 cup-shaped, bright yellow flowers, to 2cm across, with orange-spotted standard petals and orange-red stamens.