desert ironwood


: a small leguminous tree (Olneya tesota) of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico with odd-pinnate leaves and purplish white flowers in short racemes

called also Sonora ironwood

: the hard wood of the desert ironwood

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“Desert ironwood.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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