Monographs Details: Calliandra eriophylla Benth. var. eriophylla
Authority: Isley, Duane. 1973. Leguminosae of the United States: I. Subfamily. Mimosoideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25 (1): 1-152.
Discussion:S California to w New Mexico. Habitat and dispersal as species. Relatively common. Var. eriophylla is diverse as to pinnae number, length of legume and size of heads. In California, the leaves usually have but 1-2 pairs pinnae.