Golden seed pods hanging on a tree branch under blue sky
prosopis-juliflora
Prosopis juliflora (Mesquite)

One of two native Colombian species of the genus Prosopis with a habitat below 7,000 feet. The fruit is in the pod and can be used in many ways. In Guajira the indigenous Wayuu make a drink with panela in it. The tree also has medicinal use. Photographed in the desert of Guajira.

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