Northern Catalpa
Catalpa speciosa (Warder ex Barney) Warder ex Engelm.Bignoniaceae

common name synonyms: Catawba, Cigar Tree, Indian Bean, Western Catalpa

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Scrophulariales

growth form: tree

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: Britain

native range: North America

notes: more suitable to climate then C. bignonioides, but was introduced 154 yrs later, in 1880, and has never caught up, less common, can be grafted to C. bignonioides

invasiveness notes: benign

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