BOT 360F - Families of Vascular Plants
FABACEAE (Caesalpinioideae) - Cercis canadensis spp.  
Cercis canadensis (redbud) (11914 bytes)

Cercis canadensis (redbud) flowers grow out before the leaves expand, from meristems embedded in the bark.

Photo: M. Ferguson © 1997 Royal Ontario museum (TRT)

 

 

 

 
Cercis fruits, distribution map  

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