Sophora tomentosa var. truncata

yellow necklacepod

Lamiaceae (Labiatae)

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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 6-12 ft
Flower Color: flower color      yellow
Fruit Color: fruit color      brown
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Showy flowers, interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Use as an accent tree or shrub. It has a long blooming period, tolerates poor soils, and is easy to grow.
Propagation: Seed.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: neutral to calcareous

Ecology

Wildlife:
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Attracts many insect pollinators including bees, butterflies, and moths. Small birds are also attracted. It's a larval food for various caterpillars.
Native Habitats: Shell mound, maritime hammock, beach dune, coastal strand, inland borders of marine tidal swamp, marine tidal marsh (salt marsh).

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   10A,10B,11