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Catalpa (Catalpa)

Catalpas (two species) are native to the midwestern and southeastern United States; they are not native to Oregon.

They are not fully described on this website.


  • Leaves: Simple, heart-shaped and very large; opposite one another and sometimes in whorls of threes.
  • Fruit: Long "string beans" (12-18 inches) packed with single winged seeds
  • Flowers: White, trumpet-shaped in huge, upright clusters



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For more information on this tree, check here:

Dendrology at Virginia Tech: Searchable Fact Sheets

USDA Forest Service: Silvics of North American Tree Species

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