Japanese Wisteria Wisteria floribunda (Willdenow) De CandolleNon-native    Synonyms: Kraunhia floribunda.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Fabales   >   Family Fabaceae   >   Genus Wisteria   


Japanese Wisteria is native to Japan. It was brought to the United States in 1830 to supplement ornamental gardens. Japanese Wisteria is now found from Maine through the southeast and midwest. It is considered an invasive species because of the species smothering growth habits.


Vines coil counter clockwise around trees. Blooms before leaves are fully developed. Flowering racemes from 1 to 3 feet long. Blooms in mid-April.

There are 10 records in the project database.

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