Sophora secundiflora (Mescal Bean Tree, Texas Mountain Laurel)
Mescal bean, sometimes known as Texas mountain laurel, is a multi-trunked evergreen plant. It belongs to the legume family. The leaves have seven to thirteen leaflets that alternate. The 3-7 in. drooping clusters of bluish lavender blooms are highly beautiful and aromatic. The fruit is a big, hard, woody, jointed...