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Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.
AMERICAN WISTERIA
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Wisteria frutescens
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Wisteria frutescens

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Wisteria frutescens
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Wisteria frutescens
Wisteria frutescens
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Wisteria frutescens

Wisteria frutescens, fruit - section or open
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Wisteria frutescens, fruit - section or open
Wisteria frutescens, whole tree or vine - general
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Wisteria frutescens, whole tree or vine - general

Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
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Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - frontal view of flower
Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - whole - unspecified
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Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - whole - unspecified

Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
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Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - lateral view of flower
Wisteria frutescens, leaf - whole upper surface
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Wisteria frutescens, leaf - whole upper surface

Wisteria frutescens, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
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Wisteria frutescens, leaf - margin of upper + lower surface
Wisteria frutescens, twig - orientation of petioles
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Wisteria frutescens, twig - orientation of petioles

Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - unspecified
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Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - unspecified
Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - unspecified
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Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - unspecified

Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - close-up of flower interior
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Wisteria frutescens, inflorescence - close-up of flower interior
Wisteria frutescens, bark - of a small tree or small branch
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Wisteria frutescens, bark - of a small tree or small branch

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Microascaceae  Graphium rigidum @ BPI (3)
Papilionidae  Graphium eumorphum @ BPI (3)

Graphium rubrum @ BPI (4)
Turritellidae  Vermicularia epiphylla @ BPI (1)

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Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.
American wisteria

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General Information
Symbol: WIFR
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Vine
Native Status : L48   N
Characteristics
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Native Status:
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Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species . South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Provided by USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute (WSI). Usage Requirements .

Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, VA, Vienna. Usage Requirements .

©Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Provided by University of Georgia Press . Scanned by Forestry Images . Usage Requirements .

Tracey Slotta. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory . United States, MD, Prince Georges Co. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 374. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 2: 374. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

USDA NRCS. Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Provided by NRCS National Wetland Team . Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
KRFR Kraunhia frutescens (L.) Greene
KRMA Kraunhia macrostachya (Torr. & A. Gray) Small
WIFRM Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir. var. macrostachya Torr. & A. Gray
WIMA Wisteria macrostachya (Torr. & A. Gray) Nutt. ex B.L. Rob. & Fernald

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Wisteria Nutt. – wisteria
Species Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir. – American wisteria

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Indiana Wisteria macrostachya
Kentucky wisteria Rare
Michigan wisteria Threatened

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACW
Great Plains FACW
Midwest FACW
Northcentral & Northeast FACW

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Integrated Taxonomic Information System (WIMA)
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Information Network (WIFR)
USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (WIFR)
University of Tennessee Herbarium (Distribution) (WIFR)

Wildlife

Food

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Cover

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