Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery & Landscapes

American Bladdernut - Staphylea trifolia

Common Name: American Bladdernut
Botanical Name: Staphylea trifolia
Category: Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Flower Color: White, Green
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Conditions: Rich, Peaty, Moist
Exposure/Light Requirements: Partial Sun/Partial Shade
Foliage: Deciduous
Height: 12-20 feet
Wildlife: Butterflies and Other Pollinators
Description: In the spring, greenish white nodding flowers adorn this tree. When fall comes, it produces unusual inflated, papery seed capsules. It has smooth, striped bark. Grows 10-15 feet tall.
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