OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus condigna   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus lepida

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Pygmy Hawthorn


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Crataegus lepida   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus condigna   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus lepida

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

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2766

Shrub
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Uncommon in GA, rare in SC

Habitat: Xeric, sandy soils of open pinelands, wiregrass-dominated roadsides and forest edges, oak-pine scrub, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with abundant nodal thorns < 3cm long

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
Yellow or orange
Pome

 

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