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Taxon: Cercis canadensis L. var. canadensis

Genus: Cercis
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Caesalpinioideae tribe: Cercideae subtribe: Cercidinae. Also placed in: Caesalpiniaceae
Nomen number: 9942
Name verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Apr-2007
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.


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Common names:

  • eastern redbud   (Source: F Missouri ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, Michigan [s.], New Jersey [w.], Ohio, Pennsylvania [s.], West Virginia
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa [s.], Kansas [e.], Missouri, Nebraska [e.], Oklahoma
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida [n. & c.], Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina [w.& c.], South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas [e.]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Fritsch, P. W. et al. 2009. Taxonomic implications of morphological variation in Cercis canadensis (Fabaceae) from Mexico and adjacent parts of Texas. Syst. Bot. 34:510–520.
  • Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):142.
  • Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii).
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1971. Atlas of the United States trees.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.

Check other web resources for Cercis canadensis L. var. canadensis:

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database and Information Service

Check other databases for images:

  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?9942 (25 October 2014)

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