Description: Evergreen tree with an irregular crown up to 45′ tall. Bark is reddish brown and finely cracked.
Flower: Yellow trumpet shaped flowers with orange reddish stripes in the throat.
Leaves: Compound, pinnate leaves with 7-11 leaflets that can grow up to 4″ and are wider at the tip.
Fruit: Mature fruit is brownish long thin capsules about 15″-30″ in length, arranged in spiral clusters.
Elevation: 1,000 – 6,500 feet
Impact: Fast growing tree with the ability to spread into disturbed forests; produces viable wind dispersed seeds within two years.