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x Chitalpa tashkentensis

Location: 3rd. St. and J St.
District: Niles
Native to: N. America
Tree type: flowering
Leaf retention: deciduous

Comments: Deciduous broadleaf hybrid cross of Catalpa bignonioides and Chilopsis linearis (both species are North American). Narrow lanceolate dark green leaves 4 to 7 inches long, Catalpa type flowers, and smooth gray bark which roughens with age. Adult tree to 40'. Hybridization occurred in Uzbekistan in Asia in 1964 before introduction in North America.

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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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Illustration by Hugh Danaher