Oval to rounded shape, height and spread from 20 to 30 feet. Smooth slightly dimpled gray bark is an interesting feature. Elegant branching pattern with twisting branches that run parallel with the ground. Mediocre fall color show.
Full sun to part shade. Prefers well-drained moist soils.
Rare specimen tree with interesting ivy-like leaves.
Opposite, trifoliate compound leaf, each leaflet could be 1.5 to 3 inches long, ovate or obovate to elliptic shape. Yellow to red fall color.
Buds are reddish purple, valvate, pubescent.
Smooth bark with gray color on it.
Borne on racemes, 2 to 4 inches long, yellow, fragrant.
Roots easily by cuttings.