Sophora tomentosa var. truncata

Necklace Pod

  • Family: Fabaceae
  • Form: Evergreen shrub, reaching 4-10 ft. in height
  • Leaves: Pinnately compound, alternate, heavily pubescent, light green to grayish with orangish petioles
  • Stem/Bark:
  • Flower: Yellow, born in long spikes
  • Fruit: Legume, with seeds noticeably divided and bead-like
  • Comments: This is a low, spreading shrub, so should not be planted behind other plants that would hide its airy texture from view
  • Additional Resources:
    IFAS document (pdf)
    The Institute for Regional Conservation Link
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