The tree has large, bright yellow flowers in clusters, it tends to flower in several bursts.
The bark is not corky, flowers are larger and a brighter yellow.
It has become a popular ornamental street tree in recent decades.
An deciduous tree to 20-30ft.
The canary yellow flowers bloom during Spring and last for a couple of months.
Flowers are born just as the older leaves drop and before the new leaves form,
creating a particularly head-turning effect as the yellow bathes the branches from top to bottom.
Bean-like pods ripen over the course of Summer and contain a number of light, papery seeds.
The seeds are dispersed by wind.