The yellow necklacepod (Sophora tomentosa var. truncata) belongs to Fabaceae (the Pea family). It is an evergreen shrub that is native to central and southern Florida, United States. This shrub grows on coastal hammocks, and up to 1.8-3.6 m in height. The leaves are pinnately compound with 11-21 ovate to elliptic leaflets. The yellow flowers are born in long terminal racemes and bloom year-round, attract butterflies, bees, hummingbirds and other small birds. The fruits are stalked pods up to 15 cm long with severe constrictions around each seed compartment, resembling a beaded necklace.