Cladrastis kentukea

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Cladrastis kentukea
Shoot with leaves
Habit: tree
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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Cladrastis kentukea (syn. C. lutea, Koch, C. tinctoria, Raf. Virgilia lutea, Michx.). Tree, with yellow wood and smooth bark, sometimes 50 ft.: lfts. 7-9, oval or ovate, glabrous, bright green, 3—4 in. long: panicles loose, drooping, 10-20 in. long; fls. white, fragrant, over 1 in. long. June. Ky., Tenn., and N. C. —One of the most beautiful flowering native trees, with wide, graceful head and a short trunk, well adapted as single tree on the lawn. Hardy north to New England and Ont. The wood yields a clear yellow dye. There is a var. aureo- variegata with lvs. variegated with yellow. CH

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