Recent Changes for "Western Redbud" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/Western_RedbudRecent Changes of the page "Western Redbud" on Davis Wiki.en-us Western Redbudhttp://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud2010-12-30 13:47:45MichaelPlotkin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Western Redbud<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Western Redbud''' (''Cercis occidentalis'') grows as large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree, blooming early in the spring typically before the copper heart-shaped leaves come out; ["Davis" locally], its beautiful magenta pea-like flowers appear in March. In fact, ''Cercis occidentalis'' is a member of the pea family! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but most often reach about half that height and grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright copper foliage changes by ["weather" summer] to blue-green and clusters of flat brown seed pods appear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining brown pealike pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food; both the flowers and young pods are edible. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Western Redbud''' (''Cercis occidentalis'') grows as a large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree. It blooms early in the spring, typically before the copper, heart-shaped leaves appear. The beautiful magenta pea-like flowers are prominent in March. In fact, ''Cercis occidentalis'' is a member of the pea family, and the flowers are edible! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide. They grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright coppery spring foliage changes by ["weather" summer] to blue-green and clusters of flat red or brown seed pods appear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food. Both the flowers and young pods were eaten. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Western Redbudhttp://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud2006-07-18 19:44:28JabberWokky <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Western Redbud<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]]<br> - [[BR]][[BR]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Western Redbudhttp://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud2005-04-13 17:47:25AlphaDogminor formatting <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Western Redbud<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(flora_redbud1.jpg, left, <span>360</span>)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(flora_redbud1.jpg, <span>360, </span>left, <span>thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Western Redbud''' (Cercis occidentalis) grows as large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree, blooming early in the spring typically before the copper heart-shaped leaves come out; <span>locally</span>, its beautiful magenta pea-like flowers appear in March. In fact, Cercis occidentalis is a member of the pea family! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but most often reach about half that height and grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright copper foliage changes by <span>summer</span> to blue-green and clusters of flat brown seed pods appear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining brown pealike pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food; both the flowers and young pods are edible. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Western Redbud''' (<span>''</span>Cercis occidentalis<span>''</span>) grows as large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree, blooming early in the spring typically before the copper heart-shaped leaves come out; <span>["Davis" locally]</span>, its beautiful magenta pea-like flowers appear in March. In fact, <span>''</span>Cercis occidentalis<span>''</span> is a member of the pea family! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but most often reach about half that height and grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright copper foliage changes by <span>["weather" summer]</span> to blue-green and clusters of flat brown seed pods appear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining brown pealike pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food; both the flowers and young pods are edible. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Western Redbudhttp://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud2005-04-11 08:35:30AlphaDogtypo <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Western Redbud<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Western Redbud''' (Cercis occidentalis) grows as large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree, blooming early in the spring typically before the copper heart-shaped leaves come out; locally, its beautiful magenta pea-like flowers appear in March. In fact, Cercis occidentalis is a member of the pea family! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but most often reach about half that height and grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright copper foliage changes by summer to blue-green and clusters of flat brown seed pods apear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining brown pealike pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food; both the flowers and young pods are edible. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Western Redbud''' (Cercis occidentalis) grows as large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree, blooming early in the spring typically before the copper heart-shaped leaves come out; locally, its beautiful magenta pea-like flowers appear in March. In fact, Cercis occidentalis is a member of the pea family! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but most often reach about half that height and grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright copper foliage changes by summer to blue-green and clusters of flat brown seed pods ap<span>p</span>ear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining brown pealike pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food; both the flowers and young pods are edible. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Western Redbudhttp://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud2005-03-29 19:18:43AlphaDog <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Western Redbud<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_redbud1.jpg, left, 360)]]<br> + [[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]]<br> + [[BR]][[BR]]<br> + <br> + '''Western Redbud''' (Cercis occidentalis) grows as large deciduous shrub or small multi-trunked tree, blooming early in the spring typically before the copper heart-shaped leaves come out; locally, its beautiful magenta pea-like flowers appear in March. In fact, Cercis occidentalis is a member of the pea family! These native California plants can reach a mature size of 20 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but most often reach about half that height and grow in the dry California foothills and valley floors. The western redbud is very drought-tolerant and prefers limited summer irrigation. The bright copper foliage changes by summer to blue-green and clusters of flat brown seed pods apear amongst the leaves. Toward late fall the leaves gradually drop, exposing the remaining brown pealike pods which often hang on until spring. Different parts of the tree were used by Native Americans — stems for baskets, leaves for incense, and roasted seed pods for food; both the flowers and young pods are edible. Young fall redbud branches are highly valued by Native American basket weavers for their wine-red coloring, while the white inner sapwood of young spring branches is equally prized as weft wood. The ["UC Davis"] ["Arboretum"] features some particularly nice plantings.<br> + <br> + For a listing of other plants growing around town, please visit our ["Town Flora"] page.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Western Redbudhttp://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud2005-03-29 19:17:08AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Western_Redbud?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_redbud1.jpg">flora_redbud1.jpg</a>.