Species Detail

Cercis canadensis L.
eastern redbud


Scientific Name:  
Cercis canadensis L.
Common Name:  
eastern redbud
Myaamia Name:  
eeyoonsaaweekisa
Uses:  
Food
Harvest Seasons:  
Undetermined
Habitats:  
Oak Forest including Oak-Hickory, Beech-Oak-Maple Mixed Mesophytic, Conifer Shrubland and Forest
Locations:  
Undetermined
Growth Forms:  
Shrub

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Cercis canadensis L.
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
No Reference Specified Description  a tree related to the locust and mesquite reaching a diamter from 8-18 inches and yellow grained wood
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  redbud or judas tree; with yellow wood p. 3936dw –
No Reference Specified Use - Unknown  young; tender pods cooked like snow peas. Flowers eaten raw or dried and added to soups p. 456 –
Botanical Sources  
Cercis canadensis L.
Reference Source Notes Data Comments
No Reference Specified   occurs in moist woods throughout eastern and western Miami lands
Related Sources  
Cercis canadensis L.
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