AMERICAN WISTERIA

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AMERICAN WISTERIA suitable for counties:
ALABAMA: Baldwin, Barbour, Butler, Calhoun, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Crenshaw, Dale, Dallas, Fayette, Geneva, Henry, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Macon, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Pickens, Russell, St. Clair, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox
ARKANSAS: Arkansas, Ashley, Benton, Bradley, Calhoun, Chicot, Columbia, Conway, Craighead, Crittenden, Dallas, Desha, Drew, Faulkner, Garland, Grant, Greene, Hempstead, Howard, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Lonoke, Miller, Monroe, Montgomery, Newton, Ouachita, Phillips, Pope, Prairie, Pulaski, Saline, Sharp, St. Francis, Union, Van Buren, Washington, White, Woodruff, Yell
CONNECTICUT: New Haven
DELAWARE: All counties
INDIANA: Perry
KENTUCKY: Ballard, Bracken, Bullitt, Calloway, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Jefferson, Laurel, Livingston, Marshall, McCracken, McCreary, McLean, Muhlenberg, Pulaski, Rowan, Shelby, Trigg, Whitley
LOUISIANA: Allen, Avoyelles, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Claiborne, De Soto, East Baton Rouge, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Jackson, La Salle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vernon, Washington, Webster, Winn
MASSACHUSETTS: Hampshire
FLORIDA: Alachua, Baker, Calhoun, Columbia, Dixie, Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Holmes, Jackson, Jefferson, Lake, Leon, Levy, Liberty, Nassau, Okaloosa, Orange, Santa Rosa, Wakulla, Walton
GEORGIA: Baker, Berrien, Brooks, Bryan, Burke, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Coffee, Colquitt, Crisp, Decatur, Dodge, Effingham, Harris, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Laurens, Long, Lowndes, Tattnall, Treutlen, Washington, White, Worth
IOWA: All counties
ILLINOIS: Alexander, Clark, DuPage, Fulton, Gallatin, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Morgan, Peoria, Pope, Pulaski, Richland, Union, Washington, Williamson
NORTH CAROLINA: Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Duplin, Durham, Hoke, Johnston, Jones, Lee, New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, Pitt, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Wake
NEW JERSEY: Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Ocean
NEW YORK: Albany, Nassau, Rockland, Suffolk
OHIO: Meigs
MARYLAND: All counties
MICHIGAN: Cass
MISSOURI: Adair, Butler, Cape Girardeau, Crawford, Dunklin, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Ripley, Scott, Stoddard, Wayne
MISSISSIPPI: Amite, Benton, Choctaw, Forrest, Greene, Hancock, Hinds, Jackson, Jasper, Kemper, Lafayette, Madison, Noxubee, Pearl River, Perry, Rankin, Sharkey, Tishomingo, Winston
TENNESSEE: Anderson, Benton, Blount, Carroll, Cheatham, Chester, Claiborne, Davidson, Decatur, Dickson, Fayette, Franklin, Gibson, Hamblen, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Hickman, Lake, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Macon, Madison, McNairy, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Obion, Polk, Shelby, Stewart, Sullivan, Tipton, Washington, Weakley, Wilson
TEXAS: Anderson, Angelina, Chambers, Cherokee, Gregg, Hardin, Harrison, Jasper, Jefferson, Liberty, Polk
VIRGINIA: Accomack, Chesapeake, Dinwiddie, Gloucester, James City, Northumberland, Shenandoah, Southampton, Suffolk, Sussex, York
WEST VIRGINIA: Fayette, Mercer, Monongalia
OKLAHOMA: All counties
PENNSYLVANIA: Bucks, Delaware, Erie, Huntingdon, Montgomery, Northampton
RHODE ISLAND: All counties
SOUTH CAROLINA: Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Darlington, Dillon, Dorchester, Florence, Georgetown, Hampton, Horry, Jasper, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Orangeburg, Richland, Sumter, Williamsburg
Active Growth Period : Spring Flower Color : Purple
Foliage Color : Green Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height, Mature (feet) : 50
Drought Tolerance : Low Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -3 Palatable Human : No
Bloom Period : Spring
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Reproduction

Bloom Period : Spring Commercial Availability : Routinely Available
Fruit/Seed Abundance : Medium Fruit/Seed Period Begin : Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End : Summer Fruit/Seed Persistence : No
Propogated by Bare Root : Yes Propogated by Bulbs : No
Propogated by Container : Yes Propogated by Corms : No
Propogated by Cuttings : No Propogated by Seed : Yes
Propogated by Sod : No Propogated by Sprigs : No
Propogated by Tubers : No Seeds per Pound : - -
Seed Spread Rate : Slow Seedling Vigor : High
Small Grain : No Vegetative Spread Rate : Moderate

Use

Berry/Nut/Seed Product : No Christmas Tree Product : No
Fodder Product : No Fuelwood Product : - -
Lumber Product : No Naval Store Product : No
Nursery Stock Product : Yes Palatable Browse Animal : High
Palatable Graze Animal : High Palatable Human : No
Post Product : No Protein Potential : - -
Pulpwood Product : No Veneer Product : No

Physiology

Active Growth Period : Spring After Harvest Regrowth Rate : - -
Bloat : None C:N Ratio : - -
Coppice Potential : No Fall Conspicuous : No
Fire Resistance : No Flower Color : Purple
Flower Conspicuous : Yes Foliage Color : Green
Foliage Porosity Summer : Dense Foliage Porosity Winter : Moderate
Foliage Texture : Medium Fruit Color : Brown
Fruit Conspicuous : No Growth Form : Multiple Stem
Growth Rate : Rapid Height at Base Age, Maximum (feet) : - -
Height, Mature (feet) : 50 Known Allelopath : No
Leaf Retention : No Lifespan : Long
Low Growing Grass : No Nitrogen Fixation : Medium
Resprout Ability : Yes Shape and Orientation : Climbing
Toxicity : None

Growth Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils : Yes Adapted to Medium Textured Soils : Yes
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils : Yes Anaerobic Tolerance : Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance : Low Cold Stratification Required : No
Drought Tolerance : Low Fertility Requirement : Medium
Fire Tolerance : None Frost Free Days, Minimum : 160
Hedge Tolerance : None Moisture Use : Medium
pH (Minimum) : 4.0 pH (Maximum) : 7.0
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum : 692 Planting Density per Acre, Maximum : 1746
Precipitation (Minimum) : 60 Precipitation (Maximum) : 60
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) : 12 Salinity Tolerance : None
Shade Tolerance : Tolerant Temperature, Minimum (°F) : -3

AMERICAN WISTERIA GALLERY

American wisteria
Robert H. Mohlenbrock. USDA SCS. 1991. Southern wetland flora: Field office guide to plant species. South National Technical Center, Fort Worth. Courtesy of USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute.
American wisteria
Steve Hurst. Provided by ARS Systematic Botany and Mycology Laboratory. United States, VA, Vienna.
American wisteria
Ted Bodner. James H. Miller and Karl V. Miller. 2005. Forest plants of the southeast and their wildlife uses. University of Georgia Press., Athens. Courtesy of University of Georgia Press. Image scanned by Forestry Images.

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