OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Lamiids: Lamiales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Catalpa ovata   FAMILY Bignoniaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Catalpa ovata   FAMILY Bignoniaceae

 

COMMON NAME:
Chinese Catalpa


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Catalpa ovata   FAMILY Bignoniaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Catalpa ovata   FAMILY Bignoniaceae

 

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3889

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: China

Habitat: Suburban woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Opposite or sometimes whorled

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Creamy yellow, striped inside with deeper yellow and spotted with dark violet
Bisexual
Bilaterally symmetrical
5-merous
2-lobed calyx
2-lipped campanulate corolla
2 fertile stamens

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Capsule

 

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