Thursday, May 13, 2010
Catalpa speciosa - Western Catalpa
Very coarse textured tree, often with a broad, round headed canopy at maturity. This species is taller than
Huge (6-12") cordate leaves.
Creamy white campanulate (bell-shaped) flowers with yellow and brown/purple markings. Inflorescences are smaller than in
Showy seed capsules resemble vanilla beans. Capsules are larger than in
Bark is thin grayish brown, becoing fissured with flat scaly ridges.
SE United States
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