Acacia schaffneri (Twisted Acacia, Schaffner Acacia) is a tree native to Mexico and the United States (Texas).
Acacia schaffneri wood is used for fuel and fences. The wood makes very good firewood. It is used for cooking.
Acacia schaffneri trees serve as food for animals. Goats and sheep browse leaves from the tree and eat the fuzzy beans when available late in the summer. Livestock use the trees for shade and shelter.
Some chemical compounds found in Acacia schaffneri
The foliage and seeds of Acacia schaffneri have a protein content of about 11.6%.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1
"Acacia schaffneri - ILDIS LegumeWeb". www.ildis.org. Archived from the original on 13 June 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-30.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Chemistry of Acacia's from South Texas
- ↑ Range Shrubs