Whitebud, Eastern

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This tree is one of the 150 trees initially included in the arboretum to coincide with the campus's 150th anniversary celebration.

Scientific Name:
Cercis canadensis alba


Native to:
New Jersey to northern Florida, west to Missouri and Texas and northern Mexico

Mature Height and Width:
20-30 feet by 25-35 feet

Additional Notes:
Eastern whitebud is a variety of the species more commonly known as eastern redbud.  The only visible difference between them is ... Well, you get the picture.