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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus ×flava   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus flava

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-002:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crataegus flava

 

COMMON NAME:
Yellow Hawthorn, Yellowleaf Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus ×flava, Yellow Hawthorn, Yellowleaf Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crfl2_001_lvd

        

For 100 yrs "C. flava" has been applied to any haw in Lacrimatae or Apricae, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus ×flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus flava

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-002:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crataegus flava

 

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2764

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Rare

Habitat: Dry woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed w moderately stout (rarely slender) nodal thorns (> 2cm long, 1.5-3mm diam

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens (anthers purple)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 4-6 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellow to orange
Pome

 

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