PREFACE. This booklet was prepared by professional foresters to help you identify Tennessee 's most common trees. It is designed to go to the woods with you where it is needed by comfortably riding in your back pocket, pack or cruiser 's jacket. Enjoy! USEFUL TIPS. 1. Get ready for variability! Tree leaves may vary in size..Prosopis pallida is a species of mesquite tree. It has the common names kiawe in Hawaii , huarango and American carob, as well as "bayahonda and "algarrobo blanco" usually used for Prosopis alba . It is a tlegume, native to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru, particularly drier areas near the coast. While threatened in .What Tree Is That? Tree Identification Field Guide. Our il.rated, step-by-step process makes it easy to identify a tree simply by the kinds of leaves it produces. Begin identifying your tree by choosing the appropriate region below..Prin.l uses: Shade and ornament. Carved howls, craftwood, furniture, paneling, cahinetwork, seed leis. 19L Kiawe, mesquite, Prosopis pallida Nmiib Bonpl. ex Willd, H.B.K. algarroha. Puerto Rico and Spanish . Small to medium.sized deciduous tree or shruh, widely naturalized and common in Hawaii 's dry lowlands..