Redbud | Appalachian Cove

redbud

Redbud:

Circis canadensis
• Also called Judas Tree
• Commonly-grown ornamental tree
• Often flowers simultaneously with Dogwoods
• Member of the Pea family
• Grows from 20 to 40 feet with a trunk 10 to 12 feet in diameter
• Heart-shaped leaves are 2 to 6 inches long
• Flowers appear before leaves
• Flowers range in color from pink to purple
• Habitat includes hillsides, woods and roadsides

 

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