Description: Medium sized tree that can grow to about 30′-60′ tall. Densely branched.
Flower: Upright clusters of fragrant, pale violet, trumpet shaped flowers.
Leaves: Large oval to heart shaped, sometimes 3 lobed, with hairy undersides.
Fruit: Dry, brown capsules with 4 compartments containing thousands of winged seeds.
Elevation: 0-4,500 feet
Impact: Grows and reproduces very rapidly, displacing native plants and creates thick stands. Large trees can produce 20 million seeds per year. Root sprouts can grow 15 feet in one year.