Delaware Wildflowers • Months

Eastern Redbud
Cercis canadensis var. canadensis
Fabaceae — Bean family
Historical native
Eastern Redbud
Eastern Redbud
Eastern Redbud
Chesterfield County, Virginia
April 2010

In 1946 redbud was "occasional in the Piedmont region of New Castle County" (Tatnall.) Today, though common in cultivation, it is considered historical in Delaware.

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