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Princess Tree

Princess Tree, common name for a tree of the figwort family. The princess tree is native to China, but it is now naturalized to much of the eastern United States. It is planted for its large terminal clusters of fragrant violet flowers, which appear before the large leaves. The princess tree grows up to 12 m (40 ft). Both the persistent brown fruits and the clusters of flower buds are conspicuous in winter.

"`Scientific classification: "`The princess

"`Scientific classification: "`The princess tree is a member of the family Scrophulariaceae, of the order Scrophulariales. It is classified as "Paulownia tomentosa."

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