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Catalpa speciosa

Catalpa speciosa (Warder) Warder ex Engelm.

northern catalpa

Catalpa speciosa (Northern Catalpa)
Image ID: 8835
Image by: Ware, Richard & Teresa
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CASP8
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Catalpa speciosa
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CATAL
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Catalpa
GENUS AUTHORITY: Scop.
GENUS COMMON: Catalpa
GENUS SUMMARY: A genus of about 10 species, trees, of e. North America (2 species), e. Asia (4 species), and the West Indies (4 species).
GENUS IDENTIFICATION:
GENUS REFERENCES: Manning (2000)=Z; Paclt (1952)=Y; Li (2008); Fischer, Theisen, & Lohmann in Kubitzki (2004).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: BIGNON
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Bignoniaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Bignonia Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 110 genera and 800 species, trees, shrubs, and lianas, mainly tropical and especially of South America. The monophyly of the Bignoniaceae (excluding Paulownia) has now been confirmed many times (Spangler & Olmstead 1999; Olmstead et al. 2009; etc.).
FAMILY REFERENCE: Olmstead et al. (2009); Manning (2000)=Z; Spangler & Olmstead (1999); Fischer, Theisen, & Lohmann in Kubitzki (2004). {add: Amphitecna latifolia; Spathodea campanulata; Tabebuia heterophylla; Tecomaria capensis; Tecoma stans}

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Tree

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LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

FLORAL CHARACTERISTICS
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BLOOM TIME: May-Jul
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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BLOOM COLOR:
White Red Pink Orange Yellow Green Blue Lavender Purple Violet Brown Not Applicable
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FRUITING PERIOD: Jul-Aug.

DISTRIBUTION
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NATIVE RANGE: central United States

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SOIL MOISTURE: Dry, Average
LIGHT EXPOSURE: Sun, Part Shade, Shade
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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
805 1985-0464 View
7624 2000-0387 2000-12-19 View
7866 2002-0006 2002-02-01 View
9200 2020-0007 2020-04-21 1956 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
1956 HORT 0000-00-00 MacIntyre View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
1532 805 155 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1533 805 157 NCBG staff 1996-01-01 View
1534 805 162 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
1535 805 174 NCBG staff 0000-00-00 View
10794 7624 157 NCBG staff 2000-01-01 View
11092 7866 157 NCBG staff 2001-01-01 View
12194 9200 157 MacIntyre 0000-00-00 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CASP8
USDA Common Name: Northern Catalpa
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WV), CAN (ON)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FAC FAC FACU FACU FACU FACU

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Catalpa speciosa
COMMON NAME: Northern Catalpa
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, G, Il, K, Pa, RAB, S, Va, W, Z]
PHENOLOGY: May-Jul; Jul-Aug.
HABITAT: Bottomlands and river banks (as a native), also escaped or persistent after cultivation, and sometimes thoroughly naturalized.
COMMENTS: Apparently native in the upper Mississippi River Embayment of s. IN and s. IL, south to w. TN and e. AR; early naturalized in a more widespread area.
RANGE MAP: Catalpa speciosa.png

Key to Map Symbols
ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Bignoniaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Bignonia Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 110 genera and 800 species, trees, shrubs, and lianas, mainly tropical and especially of South America. The monophyly of the Bignoniaceae (excluding Paulownia) has now been confirmed many times (Spangler & Olmstead 1999; Olmstead et al. 2009; etc.).
REFERENCE: Olmstead et al. (2009); Manning (2000)=Z; Spangler & Olmstead (1999); Fischer, Theisen, & Lohmann in Kubitzki (2004). {add: Amphitecna latifolia; Spathodea campanulata; Tabebuia heterophylla; Tecomaria capensis; Tecoma stans}
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Catalpa Scop. (Catalpa)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 10 species, trees, of e. North America (2 species), e. Asia (4 species), and the West Indies (4 species).
REFERENCE: Manning (2000)=Z; Paclt (1952)=Y; Li (2008); Fischer, Theisen, & Lohmann in Kubitzki (2004).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Catalpa speciosa in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Catalpa speciosa in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

USDA: Find Catalpa speciosa in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Catalpa speciosa in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Catalpa speciosa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Catalpa speciosa

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 8835
ID IMAGE2: 0
ID IMAGE3: 8835

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