Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2765

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC, rare elsewhere

Look for it in pine forests, oak-pine scrub, upland scrublands, xeric woodlands, especially in deep sand and soils of rapid drainage, per Weakley's Flora

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...Dry

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 5-10mm, distinctly glandular, sometimes winged for half+ its length

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Usually 20 stamens (anthers usually white or yellow)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 3-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish to orange-red
Pome

 

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

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus pearsonii   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS National Database
Crataegus flava

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus lassa

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

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Crataegus michauxii

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus amica

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus arguta

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus illudens

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus inops

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus lassa

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus meridiana

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus michauxii

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus pearsonii

 

COMMON NAME:
Sandhill Hawthorn


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