Definition of Sophora secundiflora
1. Noun. Shrub or small tree having pinnate leaves poisonous to livestock and dense racemes of intensely fragrant blue flowers and red beans.
Group relationships: Genus Sophora, Sophora
Generic synonyms: Tree
Lexicographical Neighbors of Sophora Secundiflora
Literary usage of Sophora secundiflora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Mammals of the Mexican Boundary of the United States: A Descriptive by Edgar Alexander Mearns (1907)
"The largest had a trunk nearly a meter (2.5 to 3 feet) in diameter and about 10 meters (33 feet) in height. sophora secundiflora (Cavanilles) de ..."
2. Check List of the Forest Trees of the United States: Their Names and Ranges by George Bishop Sudworth (1898)
"... Valley) and south into Mexico (Sonora) and Lower California. NAMES IN USE.—Green barked Acacia; Palo Verde. SOPHORA Linn. sophora secundiflora (Gav. ..."
3. Manual of the Trees of North America (exclusive of Mexico) by Charles Sprague Sargent (1922)
"... in axillary racemes: calyx-lobes equal; legume fleshy; seeds with albumen: leaves thin, deciduous. £. S. affinis (C). 1. sophora secundiflora DC. ..."