catalpa speciosa This tree makes some very beautiful but toxic flowers.
We found this tree near the entrance road of the school. We saw only one in this area and it was a small tree.
medium sized deciduous tree with brown to gray bark maturing into hard plates or ridges. This species has a relatively short and thick trunk. Branches are pretty brittle. the leaves are large and heart shaped. Flowers are very showy and trumpet shaped and white. the fruit is a long thin pod that contains numerous light brown seeds with two papery wings.
Medium sized tree with heart-like shaped leaves. Fruits are long, skinny bean-like capsules. Bark is reddish-brown sometimes gray with irregular fissures.