NAZ Flora: A Photographic, Annotated Catalog of Northern Arizona Vascular Plants, published by Mindbird Maps & Books

Sophora arizonica

Arizona Necklacepod

A member of the Fabaceae, the Bean Family

Inflorescence of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Inflorescence.
Alongside Willows Ranch Road at exit from Interstate 40, ca. 4800 feet elevation
ca. 40 miles east of Kingman.

4 April 2008.

 

Inflorescences of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Inflorescences.
Same area as above.

4 April 2008.

 

Detail of emerging inflorescence of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Inflorescence with emerging flowers.
Same area as above.

21 March 2008.

 

Detail of immature inflorescence of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Immature inflorescence with emerging flowers, and surrounding foliage.
Same area as above.

21 March 2008.

 

Detail of immature inflorescence of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Immature inflorescence and surrounding foliage.
Same area as above, almost two weeks earlier.

8 March 2008.

 

Leaves of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Leaves in detail.
Same vicinity as above.

8 March 2008.

 

Leaves of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Leaves in detail.
Same vicinity as above, one month earlier.

8 February 2008.

 

Foliage of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Foliage, with pen for scale.
Same vicinity as above.

8 February 2008.


Habitat of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Habitat; the dark rounded shrubs are the Sophora.
Same vicinity as above.

8 March 2008.

 

Bark of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Bark of major branches.
Same vicinity as above.

8 March 2008.

 

Habitat of Sophora arizonica at Willows Ranch Road and Interstate 40, Arizona.

Habitat.
Viewed from the Interstate 40 offramp, with the westbound onramp at left.

8 February 2008.


Photographs copyright © Lee Dittmann

This page created 11 March 2008; last revised 11 April 2009.

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