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Wild Tamarind

Fast growing tree, grows to over 40 ft. Flowers are fragrant, fuzzy puffballs. Drought-tolerant.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Leucaena leucocephala has white ball-like flowers
Leucaena leucocephala is a tree with large pinnate leaves
Wild Tamarind has long brown legumes
Latin Name: 
Leucaena leucocephala
Family Name: 
Fabaceae
Place of Origin: 
Old & New World Tropics
Bloom Time: 
May
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Garden Location: 
Tram Rd. across from Palm Garden