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Eastern redbud

Eastern redbud (Cercis Canadensis) is a deciduous tree with showy lavender flowers at the beginning of the Spring and right after the bloom, the heart shaped leaves appear. The fruit/pod is a legume, that can be sautéed as a side dish. The pea-shaped flowers are edible and taste slightly tangy due to its high vitamin C… Continue reading Eastern redbud

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Natural World and Leading Lines

I love Eastern Redbud! I have 4 in my yards. The pink blossoms signal the beginning of the Spring after a long, cold winter. The leaves are a lovely heart shape. And I just found out that the blossoms and the pods are edible! You can read the article here. I will give the muffin recipe… Continue reading Natural World and Leading Lines