Clemson Extension Forestry and Wildlife

Wisteria is in Bloom Across South Carolina

Long flowers of the non-native invasive forms of wisteria Photo Credit: Dave Coyle, Clemson Extension.

Large, showy, purple wisteria flowers are covering trees along roadsides this time of year. While they are pretty, most of what you are seeing is also invasive. Several wisteria species live in South Carolina. American (Wisteria frutescens) and Kentucky wisteria (W. macrostachya) are native species. They are not all that aggressive in terms of their […]