Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4165

Tree
Perennial

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in - - -

Waif(s)

Look for it . It is a cultivated ornamental, rarely persistent - but reported as established and invasive in VA, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Odd-pinnately compound: 9-15 leaflets
Alternate
Leaves have petioles.

FLOWER:
Summer
White or creamy
Bisexual
5-toothed calyx
5-parted papilionaceous corolla
10 stamens
Superior ovary
Flowers in axillary racemes

FRUIT:
Fall
Yellow-green when young, reddish-brown when mature
Legume

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Styphnolobium japonicum   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Sophora japonica   FAMILY Fabaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Native & naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the US (Isely, 1998)
Sophora japonica

 

COMMON NAME:
Pagoda Tree


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image of Styphnolobium japonicum

W.D. Brush, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database    pnd_soja6_001_lvp

        

image of Styphnolobium japonicum

W.D. Brush, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database    pnd_soja6_002_lvp

        

image of Styphnolobium japonicum

W.D. Brush, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database    pnd_soja6_003_lvp

        

image of Styphnolobium japonicum

W.D. Brush, hosted by the USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database    pnd_soja6_004_lvp