FAMILIAR TREES OF SOUTH CAROLINA CLEMSON EXTENSION BUL 117

Southern Catalpa
Catalpa bignonioides
The southern catalpa tree has heart-shaped leaves, showy clusters of white flowers, and cigar-like fruit from 6 to 20 inches long. The wood is  very durable. Caterpillars that attack the leaves are a favorite fish bait.

Natural distribution in South Carolina


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