Taxon  Report   9433    
Sophora japonica  L.
Japanese pagoda tree
Sophora japonica
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Sophora japonica
© 2016 Barbara Boethling
Sophora japonica
© © 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Sophora japonica, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Sophora japonica
© 2016 Ron Vanderhoff
Family: FABACEAE  
Genus: Sophora
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

More information about  Sophora japonica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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 20, 2019).