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Any of several shrubs or small trees of the genus Cercis of the pea family, having pinkish flowers that bloom before the leaves appear. Also called Judas tree.


(Plants) an American leguminous tree, Cercis canadensis, that has heart-shaped leaves and small budlike pink flowers. Also called: American Judas tree



any American tree of the genus Cercis, of the legume family, having small, budlike, pink flowers.
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Noun1.redbud - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowersredbud - small shrubby tree of eastern North America similar to the Judas tree having usually pink flowers; found in damp sheltered underwood
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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Still, there are some understory trees such as redbud, American hornbeam and hophornbeam that I can vouch for.
OKLAHOMA CITY Fields & Futures and its new Simon Greiner Track & Field Program will select 50 students to run the Redbud Classic running events with Frezer Legesse, professional Under Armour runner and Olympic trial semifinalist.
Participants will meet at the Redbud Trailhead parking area located eight miles east of the community of Clearlake Oaks on State Route 20.
Theater Classroom Cedar 18' x 38' 684 80 36 Redbud 14' x 38' 532 65 24 Dogwood 18' x 19' 342 24 15 Magnolia 18' x 19' 342 24 15 Dogwood/Magnolia 18' x 38' 684 80 36 Redbud/Dogwood/Magnolia 32' x 38' 1,216 144 78 Redbud/Cedar 32' x 38' 1,216 144 78 Redbud/Dogwood/Cedar/Magnolia 50' X 38' 2,100 260 114 Oak 27.
Redbud Labs offers a microfluidic mixing chip--MXR--shown to shorten some molecular assays by up to 10 times.
Through the transforming power of story the women of Redbud know and themselves have experienced the importance of spiritual shelter, and how easy it becomes to feel alone and misunderstood.
In Anja's honor, fellows from the class of 2007 dedicated a tree and stood beneath the young Eastern redbud, telling stories about their fallen friend.
The bodies were located near the Redbud Energy Facility in Luther, Oklahoma.
my dying redbud, not even brewing a Kroger tea bag and reading the
The site is mowed only once a year and contains elm, Osage orange, oak and redbud trees.
A honeybee stops off for a quick snack from some Redbud flowers.