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Digital Herbaria

Cercis canadensis var. texensis

Cercis canadensis L. var. texensis (S. Watson) M. Hopkins

Texas Redbud

Fabaceae (Pea Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cercis canadensis var. texensis

Texas Redbud


Location: S side of Potter's Creek Rd., 1.3 km S of Hwy 306.
Latitude: 0.000000

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.

County: Comal
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

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