Catalpa bignoniodes Trumpet Creeper Family
(c) Jennifer Forman Orth
(c) Jennifer Forman Orth

Growth Form: Tree

Flower Color: White

Leaf Arrangement: Whorled

Leaf/Leaflet Shape: Heart-shaped

Ecological Management Units Where Present (by number): South Side (6)

Total Number of EMUs: 1

Status in Massachusetts: Introduced

Notes: Leaves are hairy underneath; Fruits long pods; Whorls of 3 ; Flowers spotted with yellow and purple

Credits: Morola Adjibodou, the Boston Nature Center and the EFG Project at UMass Boston