- Dry to moist soils, especiallythose derived from limestone, on roadsides and disturbed sites, woodlands old fields.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous medium-sized tree growing up to 24 m. Trunk is straight with irregular branching. Forms thickets.
- Bloom Time:
- Short-lived, usually less than 100 years.
- Presence in US:
- AL AR CA CO CT DC DE FL GA IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NC ND NE NH NJ NM NV NY OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VA VT WA WI WV WY
- Presence in Canada:
- BC NB NS ON QC