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  Eastern Redbud  
Common Name: Eastern Redbud
Latin Name: Cercis canadensis
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Partial to heavy shade
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower, attractive seeds or fruit
Features: Pink to purple pea-shaped flowers in early spring. Seed pods hang on into winter
Comments: Several cultivars available from nurseries.
Problems: Short-lived, often due to stem cankers.
Firewise: Yes
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