Cercis canadensis L. var. texensis (S. Watson) M. Hopkins
Fabaceae (Pea Family)USDA Symbol: CECAT
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Location: S side of Potter's Creek Rd., 1.3 km S of Hwy 306.
Habitat: Abundant as under-story tree in wooded areas.
Description: Tree, 6 m tall, numerous branches. Cordate leaves are 5 cm wide, dark green and shiny. Clusters of pink flowers precede the leaves. Individual flowers are .05-1 cm wide on pedicels 1-2 cm long. Each flower has 5 petals and 10 stamens.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Mar 15, 1994
Specimen number: 178
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0716
Accession Date: Apr 25, 1994
Accession Number: 52 Annotations: (In flower) SCXXC