Taxon: Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir.

Genus: Wisteria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 100557
Place of publication: Tabl. encycl. 3:674. 1823
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States Illinois, Missouri
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States Connecticut, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, West Virginia
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia

  • Naturalized

  • Northern America

    • United States


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Deam, C. C. Flora of Indiana. (F Indiana)
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist. (L Georgia)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  • Lasseigne, A. A. Louisiana legumes. 1973 (Leg Louis)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  • Magee, D. W. & H. E. Ahles Flora of the Northeast. A manual of the vascular flora of New England and adjacent New York. (F NE US)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. (F Carolin)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  • Smith, E. B. An atlas and annotated list of the vascular plants of Arkansas. 1978 (L Arkansas)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. (F Missouri)
  • Turner, B. L. The legumes of Texas. (Leg Tex)
  • Valder, P. Wisterias, a comprehensive guide. 1995 (Wisterias) 31-35.
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. (F Mich)
  • Wherry, E. T. et al. Atlas of the flora of Pennsylvania. (Atlas Penn)
  • Wilbur, R. L. Leguminous plants of North Carolina. (Leg NCarolin)
  • Wunderlin, R. P. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida. 1982 (F CFla)

Check other web resources for Wisteria frutescens (L.) Poir. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Wisteria frutescens cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.


  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image