Bladdernut was chosen for spring interest because of clusters of white flowers show in the early spring.
Bladdernut (Staphylea trifolia)
Who is someone who goes to the bathroom frequently?
- A bladder nut!
Did you know?
- The name comes from the bladder shape of the flower
- The flower can be used in dried flower arrangements
- Seeds are edible and are used to wash cuts
- The seed pods were used by Native Americans for dances and rituals
- Bladder nut
- American bladdernut
- Provides protective cover to birds and other wildlife
- Bees and butterflies are attracted to the flowers’ nectar
- 20' tall, with a crown width of 10-15'
- Full or partial sun
- Moist, well-drained soil
Select Identification Characteristics:
- Leaf Type: Compound
- Leaf Arrangement: Opposite
- Bud Arrangement: Opposite
- Terminal: Single