OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Crataegus buckleyi   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus intricata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus buckleyi

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-004?:
Crataegus flabellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus buckleyi

 

COMMON NAME:
Buckley's Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus buckleyi, Buckley's Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlcintricata_vbuckleyi1

May    Madison County    NC

About 10 stamens per flower, anthers pink or rose, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus buckleyi, Buckley's Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlcintricata_vbuckleyi2

September    Rabun County    GA

Leaves ovate or broadly ovate; leaf lobes blunt to acute, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Crataegus buckleyi   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus intricata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus buckleyi

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-004?:
Crataegus flabellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus buckleyi

 

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Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in NC) (an endemic)

Habitat: Upland pine and hardwood forests, rock outcrops, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal thorns (> 3cm long, < 2mm in diameter)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1/3-2/3 length of blade, sometimes partially winged, glandular-margined

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
5-10 stamens (anthers pink or rose)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-10 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Russet or red
Pome

 

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