Opopanax

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Opopanax

 

a genus of perennial herbaceous plants of the family Umbelliferae. The leaves are pinnate with entire or deeply separated segments. The petals are yellow and have recurved tips. The fruit is obovate or round. There are three or four species, found primarily in the Mediterranean area. One species, O. armeniacum, is found in the USSR, growing on rocky slopes in Armenia. The Mediterranean species O. chironium contains a substance in the roots that is used in perfumery.

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The blind was very well made with grass, branches of huisache, and dry sticks gathered from the same area.
In southern Texas, this species occupies open woodland, dense secondary growth, and brushy thickets dominated by mesquite and huisache (Gayou, 1995).
El resto de la propiedad del primer mandatario es solo monte con mezquite, huisache, nopal y pirul, por donde suele montar.
Riparian vegetation in the Lower Rio Grande Valley is composed of species such as bald cypress (Taxodium distichum), Mexican ash (Fraxinus berlandieriana), Texas sugarberry (Celtis laevigata), Texas ebony (Pithecellobium ebano), black willow (Salix nigra), and huisache (Acacia smallii; Jahrsdoerfer and Leslie, 1988; Brush and Cantu, 1998).
In brief, the relative amounts of undisturbed thorn scrub habitat (characterized by mesquite and/or huisache trees, scattered groundcover of a few bunchgrasses and prickly pear cactus, and a variety of small shrubs) and disturbed habitat (characterized by few trees and more abundant bunchgrass, low weeds, Russian thistle with numerous open patches, trails or roads running through) were estimated.
Much of the growth in branch length took place in November alone in huisache (53.
Comanche Lookout Park hosts combinations of ashe juniper, Texas and Mexican buckeye, as well as chinaberry, graneno, Lindheimer hackberry, honey mesquite, huisache, and more.
The range of the huisache doesn't extend much farther north than the champion at the Atascosa County Jail in southcentral Texas, but southward it's native all the way down to Chile.
Trees included sugar hackberry (Celtis laevigata), black willow, huisache (Acacia minuata) and guajillo (Acacia berlandieri).
Dominant woody species include honey mesquite (Prosopis glandulosa), hackberry (Celtis laevigata), dryland willow (Baccharis neglecta), huisache (Acacia minuata), retama (Parkinsonia aculeata) and lotebush (Ziziphus obtusifolia).
The habitat consists of dirt roads along and behind a canal lined with bunchgrass and weeds; mesquite and huisache trees grew in sparse clumps throughout the area.
Trees Planted: 124,854 huisache, tepeguaje, Texas ebony, retama, Wright's acacia, honey mesquite, anacua, granjeno, brasil, more than 60 others