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Umbrella Thorn, Vachellia tortilis, is a tree that can be found in the savanna biome. This tree gets its name from its large, flat, umbrella-shaped canopy.

Umbrella Thorn is a medium-sized tree that can grow up to 30 feet tall. It has grey bark that is smooth and thin. The leaves are a deep green colour and are made up of several small leaflets. Umbrella Thorn flowers in the springtime and produces long pods filled with seeds.

This tree is an important part of the savanna ecosystem. It provides food and shelter for animals such as giraffes, zebras, and elephants. The leaves are a good source of food for these animals, and the pods provide them with water and shelter. Umbrella Thorn also plays an important role in the environment by providing shade for other plants and helping to regulate the temperature of the soil.

If you want to see a Umbrella Thorn in the wild, head to the savanna biome! This tree is found in many parts of Africa, as well as India and Australia.

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Geeky Facts about the Umbrella Thorn

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It produces a large number of pods that are eaten by wild and domestic animals, and sometimes by man.

Fact 2

This tree can survive in 122° F temperatures during the day, and freezing temperatures at nights.

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The thorny branches are used to make temporary enclosures to keep livestock in and wild animals out.

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