Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2496

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Non-native: northeast Asia

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Invasive?

This plant may be causing problems in natural areas outside its native range, according to authorities such as:

Brooklyn Botanic Garden

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Even-pinnately compound: 8-12 leaflets
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
Yellow
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-toothed broadly campanulate calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens, diadelphous, 9 and 1
Superior ovary
Flowers in leaf axils

FRUIT:
Summer
Yellow-green/Brown
Legume

 

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

PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Caragana arborescens   FAMILY Fabaceae

(?) Robinia caragana

 

COMMON NAME:
Siberian Pea Shrub


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USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / US Forest Service    pnd_caar18_002_lhd

        

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Jamie Nielsen, University of Alaska Fairbanks Extension Service, Bugwood.org    bug_1196006

Month Unknown        

Leaves pinnate, 8-16-foliolate; leaflet blades oblong-obovate to elliptic, per Flora of China.

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Richard Webb, Self-employed horticulurist, Bugwood.org    bug_1480085

Month Unknown        

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B. Hammeraas, Bioforsk-Norwegian Institute for A&E Research, Bugwood.org    bug_5392742

Month Unknown        

Corolla yellow, 1.6-2cm; standard rhombic to broadly ovate, per Flora of China.

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Robert Vidéki, Doronicum Kft., Bugwood.org    bug_5396117

Month Unknown        

Legume 3.5-6cm, glabrous, per Flora of China.