Scientific name: Anthophyta: Dicotyledonae: Rosales: Fabaceae: Cladrastis lutea
Common Name: Yellowwood
Date: 14 May 2001
Photographer: E. M. Barrows
Identifier: E. M. Barrows
Collector: not applicable
Location: Bethesda, Maryland
Keywords: A tree white flower Yellowwood
Additional Information: Yellowwood is native to rich woods and calcareous bluffs in
southern Illinois, southern Indiana, Kentucky, and west through North
Carolina, northern Georgia, northern Alabama, and Missouri (Fernald
1950, page 888).
This tree has sweetly scented flowers.
People often plant this species outside its range where it may
spread on its own by seeds.
Fernald, M. L. 1950. Gray's Manual of Botany. Eight Edition.
American Book Company, New York, NY. 1632 pp.