Cercis canadensis L., Caesalpiniaceae
Common name: Redbud.

Voucher: Kostadinov 029, 126, (URV)

Brief description: A small, widely-branched tree. Leaves are broadly cordate, simple, alternate, entire, palmately veined, glabrous or sparsely hairy beneath, margins entire. There is a characteristic pulvinus (hinge) on the petiole where it attaches to the leaf blade.  Flowers are perfect, magenta-pink, in small clusters of slender pedicels. Fruits are pods pointed at both ends. 

Campus data: Frequently cultivated and occasionally in the wild on campus.

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