OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus intricata   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Crataegus intricata

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Crataegus boyntonii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Crataegus intricata var. boyntonii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-004?:
Crataegus flabellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Crataegus boyntoni

 

COMMON NAME:
Boynton's Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus intricata var. boyntonii, Boynton's Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crbo2_001_lvd

        

image of Crataegus intricata var. boyntonii, Boynton's Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlcintricata_vboyntonii

September    Buncombe County    NC

An abundance of its leaves broadly ovate to deltoid, 5-8cm long × 3-5cm wide, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

 

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

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus intricata   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Crataegus intricata

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH New England Wildflower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae (Haines, 2011)
Crataegus boyntonii

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Crataegus intricata var. boyntonii

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-004?:
Crataegus flabellata   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH (ORTHOGRAPHIC VARIANT) Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Crataegus boyntoni

 

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2761

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in NC Piedmont)

Habitat: Upland forest understories, pastures, rock outcrops, shrubby thickets, 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 1/3-2/3 length of blade, sometimes partially winged, glandular-margined

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
about 10 stamens (5-15) (anthers yellow or white)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-10 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Greenish or red-cheeked
Pome

 

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