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Like a wall of Texas mountain laurel

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Texas Mountain Laurel Flowering Densely 9571

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While the picture of Texas mountain laurel, Sophora secundiflora, that you saw last month was a decidedly vertical one, here’s a view showing the horizontal top of one of these densely flowering trees that made me feel I was looking at a wall. I found this floral “mural” of Texas mountain laurel at the edge of a shopping center parking lot on Great Hills Trail just east of US 183 on February 25. Now here we are in mid-March and I’m still seeing plenty of these blossoms around town; the cool spring we’ve been having may have helped them last so long.

© 2013 Steven Schwartzman

Written by Steve Schwartzman

March 11, 2013 at 6:23 AM

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