OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Fabales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Wisteria floribunda   FAMILY Fabaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Wisteria floribunda   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-31-003:
Wisteria floribunda   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Kraunhia floribunda

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Wisteria


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (2/8/20):
Wisteria floribunda   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Wisteria floribunda   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 098-31-003:
Wisteria floribunda   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Kraunhia floribunda

 

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1673

Woody vine
Perennial

Non-native: Japan

Commonly cultivated and escaped

Habitat: Commonly cultivated, escaped to urban, suburban, and rural forests and woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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INVASIVE

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: (11)13-17(19) leaflets
Mostly alternate

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Blue-violet
Bilaterally symmetrical
2-lipped campanulate calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Legume

 

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