A Mediterranean tree of the pea family, with purple flowers that typically appear before the rounded leaves.
Cercis siliquastrum, family Leguminosae
- ‘In spring in the Gilbert-Carter Memorial Garden, the foaming heads of white cow parsley provide a superb foil to the pink peaflowers of the Judas tree.’
Judas tree/ˈjo͞odəs ˌtrē/ /ˈdʒudəs ˌtri/
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