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Cladrastis kentukea - American Yellowwood
 Prefers alkaline conditions, well drained soil and full sunlight.
 
  Up to 50 feet tall with up to 55 foot spread. 
 Gray, slender and smooth bark with light colored striations.
 
 
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 Compound, ovate, pinnate with 7-11 leaflets.
 
  Buds enclosed in petiole.

 Fruit are brown pods up to 4 inches long.