Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2193

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in wooded ravines and slopes under mesic forests, limestone outcrops, flatwoods, prairies, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles distinctly stipitate-glandular, winged 3/4 or more of its length

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Usually 30 or more stamens (anthers white or yellow)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of usually 3 flowers, sometimes 4-6, rarely to 12

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 triflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus triflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN Flora of North America
Crataegus triflora

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Threeflower Hawthorn