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Sesbania punicea

Location: 35316 Ramsgate Dr.
District: Newark
Native to: S. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: evergreen

Comments: Broadleaf evergreen flowering tree native to Brazil and Argentina in South America. Leaves are alternate compound leaves with alternate dark green oval leaflets. Flower is bright red. Related to legumes, but the seeds of this species are toxic. References for this species consider it invasive, and it shouldn't be planted near streams or ponds.

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NOTICE: This specimen is located on private property.  DO NOT TRESPASS!  No right to enter private property to view the specimen tree is granted by the Roadside Arboretum.  To prevent the transfer of disease and other considerations, do not touch or take samples from the specimen tree or any other plants on the property.

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