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

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


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus harbisonii   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus ashei

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Ashe Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus ashei, Ashe Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp041920_0930

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Often erroneously combined with Harbison hawthorn in synonymy, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus ashei, Ashe Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp041920_0931

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Inflorescence 3-10 flowered, stamens 20, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus ashei, Ashe Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwl2163_a

October        

Leaves broadly elliptic to slightly obovate, unlobed, dentate-serrate, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus harbisonii   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus ashei

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2756

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native: west of Georgia

Uncommon

Habitat: Prairies, hardwood forests, pine-hardwood flats, especially over calcareous clay soils, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with stout nodal thorns (> 3cm long, 3-4mm in diameter)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles distinctly stipitate-glandular

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

Inflorescences of 3-10 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Pome

 

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