princesstree USDA PLANTS Symbol: PATO2
U.S. Nativity: Exotic
Habit: Tree
Paulownia tomentosa (Thunb.) Sieb. & Zucc. ex Steud.
Taxonomic Rank: Magnoliopsida: Scrophulariales: Scrophulariaceae
Synonym(s): princess tree, royal paulownia, royal empresstree
Native Range: China (REHD);

U.S. State(s) where reported invasive:

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U.S. National Parks where reported invasive:
Antietam National Battlefield (Maryland)
Appomattox Court House National Historical Park (Virginia)
Blue Ridge Parkway (North Carolina)
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (Maryland, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia)
Colonial National Historical Park (Virginia)
George Washington Birthplace National Monument (Virginia)
Gettysburg National Military Park (Pennsylvania)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park (North Carolina & Tennessee)
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (West Virginia)
Monocacy National Battlefield Park (Maryland)
Petersburg National Battlefield (Virginia)
Prince William Forest Park (Virginia)
Richmond National Battlefield Park (Virginia)
Rock Creek National Park (Washington, D.C.)
Shenandoah National Park (Virginia)