Gymnocladus dioicus
Kentucky coffeetree

Family: Legume (Fabaceae)

Lifespan: Perennial

Height: 21 m

Flower Color: Greenish-white

Flower Size: 15-19 mm long

Bloom Season: N/A

Fruit: 10-18 cm long and 4-5 cm wide; dark red-brown pod

Conditions: Moist soils of valleys with other hardwoods

Sunlight: Full sun

Moisture: N/A

Although the raw seeds are poisonous, when roasted the seeds were used as a coffee-substitute.

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