Texas Sophora: A Great Browse for White-tailed Deer

Texas Sophora: A Great Browse for White-tailed Deer

Deer Food: Texas sophora (Sophora affinis)

Class: browse; highly preferred by deer

Descritption: Texas sophora is found growing as a small tree or shrub uncommon on rocky limestone slopes, drainages and along streams and rivers. Sophora fruits mature in the fall, remain attached into winter, and resemble a string of beads. Texas sophora is a legume, the seeds are reported to be poisonous, but deer love to browse Texas sophora leaves, twigs, and buds.

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Texas Sophora: A Great Browse for White-tailed DeerTexas Sophora: A Great Browse for White-tailed Deer


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