Wisteria floribunda (Willd. ) Dc.
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Wisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC.
Japanese wisteria

Image of Wisteria floribunda

General Information
Symbol: WIFL
Group: Dicot
Family: Fabaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Vine
Native Status : L48   I
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©J.S. Peterson. USDA NRCS National Plant Data Center (NPDC). Australia, New South Wales, Sydney, Royal Botanic Gardens. March 13, 2002. Usage Requirements .

©Richard A. Howard. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Richard A. Howard Photograph Collection . United States, MA, Boston, Arnold Arboretum. Usage Requirements .



Symbol Scientific Name
KRFL Kraunhia floribunda (Willd.) Taubert
REFL2 Rehsonia floribunda (Willd.) Stritch


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Fabales
Family Fabaceae ⁄ Leguminosae – Pea family
Genus Wisteria Nutt. – wisteria
Species Wisteria floribunda (Willd.) DC. – Japanese wisteria

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

U.S. Weed Information
Wisteria floribunda Japanese wisteria This plant can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted below.This plant may be known by one or more common names in different places, and some are listed above. Click on an acronym to view each weed list, or click here for a composite list of Weeds of the U.S.
SEEPPC Southeast Exotic Pest Plant Council. 1996. Invasive exotic pest plants in Tennessee (19 October 1999). Research Committee of the Tennessee Exotic Pest Plant Council. Tennessee.

Wetland Status

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USF Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants (WIFL)
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