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Taxon: Cercis canadensis L.

 
Genus: Cercis
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Cercidoideae
Tribe: Cercideae
Subtribe: Cercidinae
Nomen number: 300123
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:374. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 56 (40 active, 22 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Indiana, Michigan (s.), New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska (e.), Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico (s.e.), Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua (e.), Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo, Puebla, Querétaro, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Fritsch, P. W. et al. 2009. Taxonomic implications of morphological variation in Cercis canadensis (Fabaceae) from Mexico and adjacent parts of Texas. Syst. Bot. 34:510-520. URL: www.aspt.net/systematic-botany
  3. Graham, E. H. 1941. Legumes for erosion control and wildlife. USDA Misc. Publ. 412.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. Isely, D. 1975. Leguminosae of the United States: II. Subfamily Caesalpinioideae. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 25(2):142.
  6. Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  10. Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541
  11. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  12. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980-. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  13. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis. 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Taxon 46:466. Note: lectotypify
  14. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  15. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Fabaceae&GenusID=Cercis&SpeciesID=canadensis target='_blank'
  16. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

Check other web resources for Cercis canadensis L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Cercis canadensis cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?300123. Accessed 18 September 2019.