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|Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
|Genus: Cercis||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Cercis occidentalis Torr. ex A. Gray
Habit: Shrub, tree < 7 m, glabrous. Leaf: < 10 cm; petiole 15--20 mm. Inflorescence: 2--5-flowered. Flower: keel 12--13 mm, > wings, banner. Fruit: 5--8 cm.
Ecology: Dry, shrubby slopes, canyons, streambanks, chaparral, foothill woodland, yellow-pine forest; Elevation: 100--1500 m. Bioregional Distribution: NW, CaR, SN, GV, SnFrB, SCoRO, SnGb, SnBr, PR, MP; Distribution Outside California: to southwestern Oregon, Utah, Texas. Flowering Time: Mar--May
Synonyms: Cercis orbiculata Greene; Cercis canadensis L. var. orbiculata (Greene) Barneby
Unabridged Note: Some authorities consider C. orbiculata Greene to be the correct name (see ICPN).
eFlora Treatment Author: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Cercis
Next taxon: Colutea
Citation for this treatment: Martin F. Wojciechowski & Elizabeth McClintock 2017. Cercis occidentalis, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/eflora_display.php?tid=18736, accessed on March 23, 2017.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2017. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/eflora/, accessed on March 23, 2017.