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I found this tree in a front yard in Northeast Arkansas. Anyone recognize it?
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I believe it's one of the redbuds -- those leguminous seed pods look right and the leaf shape is very familiar.  There are a few different ones though, and I couldn't begin to home in on which one.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cercis_canadensis
 
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Catalpa tree?
 
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I'm gonna second the guess of red bud. This one will be very easy to confirm next spring. They're great little trees.
 
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yes I think possibly a Cercis too. There is a Cercis siliquastrum , Judas tree, at the plant nursery where I work that looks just like that, with last years pods still hanging inside it.
 
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I was going to back up Annie with the Catalpa/Catawba - but the seed pods are too short. And after looking at the Cersis genus, that is much closer.
 
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My first thoughts were redbud or catalpa too.

The leaf is not quite catalpa and maybe not big enough, but the seed pod is the clincher, IMO.  It's flat, looks like a legume.  Catalpa seed pod is long and skinny and round.  This time of year here in western Colorado, the seed pods on the catalpa tree are still green.  So I second the redbud idea
 
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