Taxon  Report   2308    
Colutea arborescens  L.
Bladder senna
Colutea arborescens
© 2003 Jennifer Forman
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Colutea arborescens
© 2003 Jennifer Forman
Colutea arborescens
© 2003 Jennifer Forman
Colutea arborescens, a dicot, is a tree or shrub that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations

Bloom Period
Colutea arborescens
© 2003 Jennifer Forman
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Colutea
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Colutea brevialata
More information about  Colutea arborescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


Search the International Plants Names Index

Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 21, 2019).