Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Read more about Scarlet Hawthorn at Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Flora of North America
Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
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Large, pubescent leaves (9-12cm long) on terminal shoots, ...
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...in combination w even-toothed calyx lobes & 5-10 stamens, are distinctive, per Weakley's Flora (2020).
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The fairly large, orange-red fruits fall quickly after maturity, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.