What is this tree?

patricia48April 24, 2014

I live on the upper Texas coast near the Louisiana border. Saw this beautiful tree in a yard ane it was so beautiful with the white blooms and the ground looked like it was covered with snow. Would like to know the name of this tree. Thanks

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another picture of tree

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 2:13PM
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    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 2:18PM
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beng(z6 western MD)

Catalpa. Can't tell which species -- the furrowed bark seems to suggest northern catalpa as opposed to southern. Surprised it's blooming this early, but you are near the Gulf coast. Nice form too.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 4:55PM
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bboy(USDA 8 Sunset 5 WA)

Might be C. x erubescens.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 7:06PM
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I would have guessed Southern Catalpa. But its hard to tell from the pictures.

    Bookmark   April 24, 2014 at 11:43PM
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