Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A small genus of trees or shrubs, of the natural order Leguminosæ.

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  • n. deciduous shrubs and trees of eastern Asia, southern Europe and the United States

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Examples

  • A look at Forest Pansy redbud, cercis canadensis, ‘Forest Pansy’, number two.

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  • Here is a pine branch right next to the young redbud, cercis canadensis, “Forest Pansy”.

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  • I grew up in PA hiking, backpacking, camping, and one of my favorite understory trees in the eastern forest was Eastern Redbud, cercis canadensis.

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  • Only the cercis and the Virginia creeper were planted primarily for autumn looks, and the rest just have autumn as a bonus feature.

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  • _Catalpa bignonioides_ and especially _C. speciosa; _ celtis; cercis, both American and Japanese; flowering dogwood, profusely native; white ash; ginkgo; koelreuteria; sweet gum (liquidambar); American linden; tulip tree; magnolias much as for the North; China-berry (_Melia

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  • Parce Opcicce ex cercis experimentis, non parum reflectitur per vtramque Cruftam iilius in anteriora: pluribus ergo Globo - iis Denfioribus Obiecto iliuftranti oppofitis ex. multiplicata reflexione radiorum in anteriora po. teft miniis luminis traiici pro coafequenti impreflione diftincta; qua. ni oppofitis pau - cioribus modo fupra dicto;, efto in tali pauciorum difpofitio - ne, poft concurfum ad impreflionem diftin&am ex libera diuaricatione radiorum aliqui difpergerenturhinc-inde, qui non detienirent ad confequens, a quo excipiendi funt qui perucniunc ad terminum confuftonis, vt prxparentur aS aliam diftin&am.

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