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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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

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus berberifolia   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Barberry Hawthorn