- Common Name(s):
- Chain flowered redbud
Wildlife Value: The flowers provide nectar for bees and once pollinated form leguminous pods, the seed can be consumed by birds. Members of the genus Cercis support the following specialized bee: Habropoda laboriosa.
Insects, Diseases, and Other Plant Problems: This tree can suffer from damage caused by deer.
- 20-25 ft.
- 2-4 in. pendulous chains of 20-40 pink flowers
- Sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soil
- Growth Rate:
- Alternate, simple leaves
NCCES plant id: 1955