Origin: East Asia (China)
First finding in Slovenia: 1991
Pathways: ornamental plant, also grown for tmber outside of forests
Possible to find:
Flowering season: April-May
Habitat: Found in ruderal sites, in cracks in rocks and stone walls, mainly in the vicinity of inhabited places.
Status in Slovenia: Seedlings are found throughout Slovenia, mostly in the vicinity of planted trees. Cultivated in gardens and parks.
Similar species: Catalpa, Catalpa bignomioides.
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