Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2163

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native: Tennessee
Documented growing wild in - - -

Very rare, endemic to central and western TN

Look for it in hardwood forest understories, over limestone or other calcareous materials, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles distinctly stipitate-glandular, winged half or less of its length

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers white or yellow)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 8-12 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Pome

 

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus harbisonii   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus harbisonii

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Harbison's Hawthorn