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Siberian peashrub
Caragana arborescens Lam.

Overview

Appearance
Caragana arborescens a perennial deciduous shrub or small tree that can grow up to 10-15 ft. (3-5 m) tall.
Foliage
Leaves are alternate and 3-5 in. (7.6-12.7 cm) long. Each leaf is composed of 8 to 12 elliptic leaflets. Bark is smooth and green becoming duller as it ages.
Flowers
Flowers are yellow, tubular, and can be found in groups of up to four flowers. The blooming period occurs from May to June.
Fruit
Seed pods are slender, sharply pointed, smooth, and 1-2 in. (2.5-5 cm) long forming in late June. Color changes from green to tan in July and August.
Ecological Threat
Caragana arborescens invades woodland edge environments, and pastures. It is native to Siberia and Manchuria.

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Maps


EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org

EDDMapS Distribution

Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Caragana

Other System Links

Plants: CAAR18
GRIN: 8923
ITIS: 26529
NPDN Host: 35767

Categories

Category: Shrub or Subshrub
Category: Hardwood Trees