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Latin Name: Cercis canadensis L.
Common Name: Redbud
General Description: Shrub or small tree, reaching a maximum height of 6 to 9 m (20 to 30 feet).
Geographical Distribution: Found throughout the eastern central and southeastern United States and extending as far west as central Texas and south into northern Mexico.
Ecological Distribution: Generally occurring on well-drained and relatively nutrient-rich soils of lowland areas but most common at edges of forests and in other situations where the canopy cover is not complete.
Mycorrhizal Status: Endomycorrhizal