Sophora tomentosa var. truncata
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Natural Range in Florida
Suitable to grow in:
10A 10B 11 9B
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|Life Span:||Long-lived perennial|
|Phenology:||Evergreen. Blooms all year except in cold or drought periods. Moderately long-lived (Nelson 2003).|
|Habitats:||Shell mound, maritime hammock, beach dune, coastal strand, inland borders of marine tidal swamp, marine tidal marsh (salt marsh).|
|Recommended Uses:||Use as an accent tree or shrub. It has a long blooming period, tolerates poor soils, and is easy to grow.|
always floodedextremely dry
|Moisture Tolerance:||Usually moist, occasional inundation ----- to ----- Very long very dry periods|
|Salt Water Flooding Tolerance:||Tolerant of occasional/brief inundation such as can occur in storm surges.|
|Salt Spray Tolerance:||High. Can tolerate significant and ongoing amounts of salty wind and salt spray without injury.|
Attracts small birds.
Attracts many insect pollinators including bees, butterflies, and moths.