Monkey Thron (Senegalia galpinii)

Botanical names:
Senegalia galpinii Accepted
Acacia galpinii Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15 to 20 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Dehiscent
Other: 4 - 8 inch papery to woody purplish-brown pods.
Fruiting Time: Fall
Late fall or early winter
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Purple buds, opening to creamy white.
Flower Time: Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Shade Tree
Flowering Tree
Useful for timber production
Dynamic Accumulator: Nitrogen fixer
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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