Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2092

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Uncommon (sometimes locally abundant)

Look for it in mesic hardwood forsts, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1/3-2/3 length of blade, eglandular or remotely glandular in spring

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
15-20 stamens (anthers pink or red)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 3-12 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Pome

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Series: Tenuifoliae

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crataegus schuettei   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus schuettei   FAMILY Rosaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-20-004?:
Crataegus flabellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus schuettei

SYNONYMOUS WITH Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Crataegus schuettei

 

COMMON NAME:
Schuette's Hawthorn