American Wisteria Wisteria frutescens (Linnaeus) PoiretNon-native  Synonyms: Kraunhia frutescens,  Kraunhia macrostachya.


Vines grow clockwise around trees. Flowering typically occurs after leaves are developed. Flowering racemes from 1.5 to 6" long. Blooms in May. Flowers are less fragrant than other wisteria species or have no scent at all.

There are 16 records in the project database.

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American Wisteria blooming in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/13/2017). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

American Wisteria blooming in Dorchester Co., Maryland (6/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

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