The genus Cercis contains just 12 species and belongs to one of the earliest-branching clades of the Fabaceae. Cercis canadensis(C. Canadensis) is native to eastern North American, but is commonly used as an ornamental tree outside its native range, with many horticultural varieties now available. Cercis canadensis (and other members of Cercis) produce flowers on their trunks (cauliflory); these flowers are sometimes eaten fresh or pickled. DNA was collected from leaves of 2-month-old plants grown in a growth chamber. We sequenced the genome to a depth of approximately 1113X. The assembled scaffolds of high quality sequences total 330MB, with the contig and scaffold N50 values of 12kb and 421kb respectively. We identified 34,023 protein-coding genes with a mean length of 1.246kb.


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doi:10.5524/101044 IsSupplementTo doi:10.5524/100300

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BioProject: PRJNA374770


Sample IDTaxonomic IDCommon NameGenbank NameScientific NameSample Attributes
Cercis_canadensis genome49801  Cercis canadensis Description:DNA extracted from leaves collected fr...
Analyte type:DNA
Project name:International Consortium on Evolution...
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File NameSample IDData TypeFile FormatSizeRelease Date 
Cercis_canadensis genomeSequence assemblyFASTA318.01 MB2018-06-01
Cercis_canadensis genomeCoding sequenceFASTA41.78 MB2018-06-01
otherFASTA6.51 MB2018-06-01
otherGFF2.33 MB2018-06-01
otherFASTA2.24 MB2018-06-01
otherFASTA779.26 KB2018-06-01
otherUNKNOWN5.83 MB2018-06-01
Cercis_canadensis genomeAnnotationGFF14.54 MB2018-06-01
Cercis_canadensis genomeProtein sequenceFASTA14.24 MB2018-06-01
otherFASTA4.85 MB2018-06-01
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Date Action
July 23, 2018 Dataset publish
February 6, 2019 Manuscript Link added : 10.1126/science.aat1743