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Sophora gypsophila (Guadalupe mountain necklacepod)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Sophora gypsophila

Sophora gypsophila B.L. Turner & A. Powell

Guadalupe Mountain Necklacepod, Guadalupe Mountain Laurel

Fabaceae (Pea Family)


USDA Symbol: SOGY80

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

The Guadalupe mountain laurel is no more than 4 feet tall but spreads to 15 feet across and has larger flowers than the Texas mountain laurel (S. secundiflora).


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Fruit Type: Legume

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun




Fragrant Flowers: yes
Interesting Foliage: yes


Bibref 248 - Texas Wildflowers: A Field Guide (1984) Loughmiller, C. & L. Loughmiller

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Sophora gypsophila in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Sophora gypsophila in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Sophora gypsophila


Record Modified: 2013-12-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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