Eastern Redbud

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Eastern Redbud
Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis) in Gettysburg National Military Park ).
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Caesalpinioideae
Tribe: Cercideae
Genus: Cercis
Species: C. canadensis
Binomial name
Cercis canadensis
L.
natural range

Cercis canadensis L. (Eastern Redbud) is a large shrub or small tree native to eastern North America from southern Ontario, Canada south to northern Florida, United States. The tree is also the state tree of Oklahoma.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hilton-Taylor (2000). Cercis canadensis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 5 May 2006.