Eastern Redbud

Eastern Redbud (Cercis canadensis)

Family: Fabaceae
Type: Small Tree
Native Range: North and Central America
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Forage: Nectar and pollen sources for bees & bumblebees
NOTES: Host plant of the Henry’s elfin (Callophrys henrici) butterfly, the Io Moth (Automeris io) and leaf cutter bees (Megachile sp.) Pollen pellets are creamy-white.