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Eastern Redbud

Cersis canadensis

Description:

Backyard tree, probably about 5m in height. Produces red clusters of flowers on the stem in the spring which become 5-cm green to brown pods. Leaves are heart-shaped, palmately-veined, alternately arranged. Grows as a cluster of trunks rather than one single trunk.

Habitat:

Common throughout Missouri, both as an ornamental and native tree. Tends to be found in open places.

Notes:

Found in my neighbor's yard. Taken for the iNaturalist Princeton Heights Tree survey.

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Wixenstyx
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Wixenstyx

St. Louis, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 8, 2013
Submitted on Oct 12, 2013

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