Laburnum anagyroides

Golden Rain

Botanical nomenclature: Laburnum anagyroides
Common name: Golden Rain
Family: Fabaceae

Categories: Trees

One of the best flowering trees for cold temperate climates, Laburnum anagyroides is a fast growing but short-lived, deciduous small tree or large shrub to 7 m tall with tripartite leaves and masses of long, pendulous racemes of bright yellow, sweetly scented flowers. It is native to central and southern Europe. All parts of the plant are toxic to humans and some other mammals.