Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2173

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon to rare

Look for it in mixed hardwood forests, open slopes, wooded ravines, streamsides, esp over basic or calcareous rocks, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles partially winged

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers usually pink to purplish, sometimes white)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 12-30 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Orange-red to red
Pome

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus calpodendron   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-20-007:
Crataegus calpodendron   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus calpodendron

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pear Hawthorn