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  Texas Redbud  
Common Name: Texas Redbud
Latin Name: Cercis canadensis var. texensis
Tree Size: Small
Leaf Type: Deciduous
Growth Rate: Rapid
Water Needs: Moderate
Tolerances: Drought, alkaline soils (pH > 7.5)
Attributes: Texas native, showy or fragrant flower, attractive seeds or fruit
Features: Glossy green leaves, purple flowers, and brown seed pods provide year round interest.
Comments: Good choice for Central and West Texas.
Problems: Short-lived, often due to stem cankers.
Firewise: Yes
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