Very long bean-like capsule, the top of the tree was lacking leaves. Whorled, cordate, pinnately veined, entire margin leaves.
Very late in the season for leaves, but did get a few, most leaves and pods were gone
Catalpa speciosa( Warder ) Engelm.-Scientific Name
Hardy Catalpa- Common Name
Date Photographed-Nov.16th, 2016
Also known as hardy catalpa.
Growing in wooded lot. near house site. in fence row.
Went to present to the Indian Trails Master Naturalists about Teaming with Wildlife -- before I did that, I ate an early dinner at this park in Waxahachie. It would potentially be a nice park if they'd just leave a bit more un-mowed.
Suttons Bay, MI