the REST of the pictures on this page will give you a better overall feel for this wood
redbud / Cercis spp.
Cercis spp. of the family Fabaceae (syn Leguminosae) the legume, pea, or bean family
includes at least the following:
2" x 2" flat cut, 2" x 2" quartersawn, 3/4" wide end grain, and a 1/4" x 1/4" end grain closeup.
Semi ring porous with weakly ulmiform pores which can cause some obvious feathering in the face grain, rays are thin and often barely visible at 10X
Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) grows throughout the Eastern USA
NOTE: these pics were all taken in very bright incandescent lighting ("soft white" at 2700K)
colors will vary under other lighting conditions