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Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Steud.
FOXGLOVE-TREE
Bignonia tomentosa Thunb; Princess Tree; Royal Paulownia; Empress Tree; Princesstree; Princess-tree

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Paulownia tomentosa
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Paulownia tomentosa

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Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Cicadidae  Tibicen tibicen @ UDCC_TCN (1)
Diaporthaceae  Phomopsis imperialis @ BPI (1)
Elsinoaceae  Sphaceloma tsujii @ BPI (3)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus spraguei @ BPI (1)

Polyporus versicolor @ BPI (1)
Valsaceae  Valsa paulowniae @ BPI (1)

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Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud. Royal Paulownia
Paulowniaceae — Paulownia family
Non-native
Paulownia tomentosa
New Linden Hill Road
May 2007 Paulownia tomentosa
Yorklyn Road
May 2007

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Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Siebold & Zucc. ex Steud.
princesstree

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General Information
Symbol: PATO2
Group: Dicot
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : L48   I
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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
PAIM7 Paulownia imperialis Siebold & Zucc.

Classification

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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 Asteridae
Order Scrophulariales
Family Scrophulariaceae – Figwort family
Genus Paulownia Siebold & Zucc. – paulownia
Species Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Siebold & Zucc. ex Steud. – princesstree

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Noxious Weed Information
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete noxious weed list for that location, or click here for a composite list of all Federal and State Noxious Weeds .
Connecticut princess tree Potentially invasive, banned
U.S. Weed Information
Paulownia tomentosa princess tree 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

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West UPL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Great Plains UPL
Midwest UPL
Northcentral & Northeast UPL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast FACU

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