Taxon  Report   9775    
Catalpa speciosa  (Warder) Warder ex Engelm.
Northern catalpa
Catalpa speciosa
© 2016 Erik Larsen
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Catalpa speciosa
© 2016 Erik Larsen
Catalpa speciosa
© Nick Kurzenko
Catalpa speciosa, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
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point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Catalpa speciosa
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Genus: Catalpa

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Catalpa speciosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

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 23, 2019).