cardinal-spear
Erythrina herbacea L.Fabaceae

common name synonyms: Cherokee-bean, coral-bean, red-cardinal, redcardinal

scientific name synonyms: E. arborea (Chapman) Small

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Fabales

growth form: tree, shrub, subshrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: North America, Mexico (Central America)

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth