Cladrastis lutea – American Yellowwood

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Pendulous, fragrant flowers remind many of wisteria blooms. The arching, rounded habit reminds some of the head of elm trees. Smooth gray bark is similar to American Beech. In other words this tree shares many of the best attributes of a range of other trees.

Height: 30 ft
Spread: 40 ft
Shape: Round
Flower: White
Foliage: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Species: Cladrastis - Yellowwood
Hardiness Zone: 4