Cercis canadensis Linnaeus var. mexicana (Rose) M. Hopkins. Phen: (Jan-) Mar-Apr. Hab: Rocky limestone areas. Dist: Scattered from nc. OK to e. and wc. TX, south into Mexico along the Sierra Madre Oriental.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Cercis canadensis var. mexicana and C. canadensis var. texensis have similar distributions (though with different areas of greatest abundance) and appear to differ morphologically primarily in hairiness (see key).
Synonymy: = Fritsch & Cruz (2012), Fritsch et al (2018), Hopkins (1942); < Cercis canadensis L. – Mex