Entry Detail

Cercis canadensis L.
eastern redbud


Entry Type:  
Species
Scientific Name:  
Cercis canadensis L.
Common Name:  
eastern redbud
Myaamia Name:  
eeyoonsaawikiša
Description:  

Myaamia Archival Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Archival Data Comments
Dunn, J.P. ca. 1900 Related Info 

Redbud or judas tree, with yellow wood.

Gonella, M.P 2003-2006 Use - Food 

"I have a tray of them drying in the kitchen now. You can eat them raw right noff the tree or put them in salads. They are tasty. I also dry them and then crush them before I add them to soups. Later, you can use the seeds pods like sugar snap peas".

Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Related Info 

 "ayunzawikisha" -- in this name the adjective "-unzawi" yellow refers to the yellow graining of the tree.

Gatschet, A.S. ca. 1895 Description 

A tree related to the locust and mesquite, reaching a diameter from 8-18 inches and having yellow grained wood.

Botanical Sources  
Reference Source Reference Type Data Comments
Gleason, H.A. and Cronquist, A. 1991 Habitat

Occurs in moist woods throughout eastern and western Myaamia lands.

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