USDA Symbol:SOSE3 USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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Specimen & Label Data
Texas Mountain Laurel
Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX.
Habitat: Understory shrub/tree in mixed Quercus virginiana & Juniperus ashei. Soil rocky and stoney, but with good dirt and humus.
Description: Evergreen, leaves pinnately compound, elliptic to obovate, leathery. Small tree to 3+ m high. Flowers in thick racemes of purple flowers in the papillonoides sub-family. Fruit is woody indihesent pod. Specimen w/flowers, early pods, year old pods.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Mar 7, 1995
Specimen number: 150
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1014
Accession Date: Mar 28, 1995
Accession Number: 81Annotations: SCXFB (In flower & fruit)