Name: Samr

Scientific name: Acacia tortilis

Type: Tree

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Depressions Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 500 - 2000 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: tree. Flowering. May–Jun. Status: Native. Very common. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Locally dominant in sandy depressions, wadis and larger runnels, often prefering the slightly elevated ground at the edges of such features. Uses: Grazed by livestock and used for fodder and firewood. The gum is of economic importance in some regions. The wood is used for building camel folds (Rizk & El-Ghazaly).