Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2760

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in NC Piedmont)

Look for it in mixed hardwood and pine forests, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with moderately stout nodal thorns (> 3cm long, 1.5-3mm in diameter)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles short, partially winged (unwinged portion 2-5mm), eglandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers usually whitish)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 5-20 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowi to bright red
Pome

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Series: Crus-galli

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus berberifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Crataegus berberifolia

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia

SYNONYMOUS WITH Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia

 

COMMON NAME:
Barberry Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia, Barberry Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crbe2_001_lvd

        

image of Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia, Barberry Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlc_berberifolia

Month Unknown        

In cultivation

Consistent pubescence on foliage, twigs, floral and fruit parts, per Weakley's Flora (2020).