Plant ID forum: Tree Found

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TommysPlants
May 22, 2017 6:43 PM CST
What type of tree is this?? Thanks.
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DaisyI
May 22, 2017 6:50 PM CST
Welcome!

When you say found, does that mean in the woods? At the nursery? In the neighbors lawn? Smiling

Could you update your personal info (the little blue man in the upper right corner) and let us know where this tree is located?
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May 22, 2017 11:36 PM CST

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Silversurfer
May 23, 2017 2:54 AM CST
Looks like Paulownia tomentosa.
In some parts of USA it is classed as invasive.

https://www.invasivespeciesinf...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

The leaves can be enormous.

http://i38.tinypic.com/33jio1y...
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Calif_Sue
May 23, 2017 8:06 AM CST

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Danita
May 23, 2017 8:22 AM CST
To my eyes, it looks more like some type of Catalpa.

Do the leaves radiate from the stem in opposite pairs or in whorls of three?
(I can't really tell for certain from the photo, but it looks like whorls of three.)
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Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
May 23, 2017 8:27 AM CST

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Here are a couple of entries with photos to compare, the leaf shape seems a good match.
Catalpa (Catalpa speciosa)
Southern Catalpa (Catalpa bignonioides)
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