Cercis canadensis var. canadensis

ClassificationDicots
FamilyFabaceae
Family (Traditional)Fabaceae
GenusCercis
Species: Cercis canadensis
Infrapecies:Cercis canadensis L. var. canadensis
Common NameEastern Redbud; Judas Tree; Redbud
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: No; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: shrub; Growth Habit: tree; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Reproductive Phenology: June; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaflet Margins: entire; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: Pink; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Complexity: Simple; Fruit Dehiscence: Yes; Fruit Type: Legume; Fruit Wet/Dry: Dry; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Inflorescence Types: raceme; Ovary Position: Superior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Zygomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Pistil Number: 1; Placentation Type: Parietal; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A; Stamen Number: 10
C value 4
StatusNative; TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5T5 (Global Rank)

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

No synonyms exist for this species.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos

Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Ashley B. Morris
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Ashley B. Morris
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Dwayne Estes
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Joey Shaw
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Joey Shaw
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Milo Pyne
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Milo Pyne
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Tara Littlefield
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Theo Witsell
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Theo Witsell
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Theo Witsell
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Theo Witsell
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Joey Shaw
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Joey Shaw
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Joey Shaw
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis - Joey Shaw