Monday, June 3, 2013

Mesquite (Prosopis Glandulosa)

Status: Secure and available.

Other Common Names: Honey Mesquite

Native to Southwestern US and Northern Central America, these members of the Fabaceae family (Prosopis) can grow to 30 feet in height and 1 feet in diameter. .

Color is reddish brown with yellowish sapwood.

Medium to Coarse texture with many pores, machines well and turns well.  Specific Gravity: .70-.82. Avg. Dry Weight:  51 pounds per cubic foot.

Used to make: Fence Posts, Flooring, Furniture

Mesquite (Prosopis Glandulosa)

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