Mesquite Bosque

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Mesquite Bosque south of Tucson, Arizona.

Mesquite Bosque is a vegetative association within the Southwestern United States, under the Kuchler scheme of plant association categories.


The Mesquite Bosque association occurs in the Sonoran Desert, with mesquite - Prosopis spp. dominating. In some cases, this plant association is along xeric portions of desert floodplains, bajadas, and arroyos.[1]

Mesquite species[edit]

The mesquite species can include:

Mesquite Bosque plant association species[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ J. Michael Scott, Patricia J. Heglund, Michael L. Morrison. 2002
  2. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2009