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Leucaena leucocephala (Lam.) de Wit
Lead Tree, White leadtree
USDA Symbol: LELE10
The Lead Tree is a member of the pea family (Fabaceae) which includes trees, shrubs, herbs, or vines with compound leaves and flowers in clusters.
Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial Habit: Tree Leaf:
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)
is a larval host and/or nectar source for:
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Brackenridge Field Laboratory
- Austin, TX
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff