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Sophora nuttalliana (Silky sophora)
Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn

Sophora nuttalliana

Sophora nuttalliana B.L. Turner

Silky Sophora

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

Synonym(s): Sophora sericea, Vexibia nuttalliana

USDA Symbol: sonu

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White


USA: AZ , CO , KS , NE , NM , OK , SD , TX , UT , WY

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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