Wisteria sinensis (Sims) DC.
Common Name: CHINESE WISTERIA
Coefficient of Conservatism: *
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Ad W-Vine

Thickets and forest edges, mostly along roads. First collected in Michigan in 1976 in Emmet Co. A popular cultivated vine, introduced from China, occasionally escaping in North America.

Like W. frutescens, this species has large pendent racemes; the Michigan plants appear to be sterile. The petioles and petiolules average a little longer than in W. frutescens.

Locations

Emmet County
Manistee County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 13, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=1370.