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