Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2767

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in mesic hardwood forests, streamside thickets, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles slender, 1/3-3/4 length of blade, eglandular or slightly glandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers whitish)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 4-15 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish to red
Pome

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crataegus margarettae var. margarettae   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus chrysocarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus margarettae var. margarettae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Margaret's Hawthorn