Sophora secundiflora Silver Peso Fabaceae
Silver Peso Mescal Bean, Silver Peso Texas Mountain Laurel so-FO-ra
- Broadleaf evergreen shurb or small tree, slow growing to 12-15 ft (~3.5-4.5 m) high, distinctive silver-grey foliage and purple pea-like flowers.
- Sun and light shade, tolerates alkaline soil and intense heat. The seeds are poisonous, so remove young fruit if children are present to prevent seed development.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 7