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Chinese Wisteria

Wisteria sinensis (Sims) Sweet

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Wisteria sinensis (Chinese Wisteria) is a species of woody plants in the family legumes. They are climbers. They are native to Eastern North America and China. They have compound, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Xylocopa californica californica, Honey bee, Common carder bumblebee, and Blackbird. Individuals can grow to 14 m.

  • 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 Chinese wisteria. View this species on GBIF