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American Wisteria

Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.

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Wisteria frutescens (American Wisteria) is a species of woody plants in the family legumes. They are climbers. They are native to The Contiguous United States. They have compound, broad leaves and purple flowers. Individuals can grow to 50 feet.

  • URI: https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q757163
  • Definition: a plant that produces wood as its structural tissue. Wood is a structural cellular adaptation that allows woody plants to grow from above ground stems year after year, thus making some woody plants the largest and tallest terrestrial plants. Wood is usually primarily composed of xylem cells with cell walls made of cellulose and lignin
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American wisteria. View this species on GBIF