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 lancei   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 lancei

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

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:
Lance’s Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus lancei, Lance’s Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlc_senta

April    Macon County    NC

image of Crataegus lancei, Lance’s Hawthorn

JK Marlow    jkm130928_741

September    Spartanburg County    SC

image of Crataegus lancei, Lance’s Hawthorn

JK Marlow    jkm130928_743

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Leaves often 3-lobed at apex, crenate-serrate beyond middle of blade, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus lancei, Lance’s Hawthorn

JK Marlow    jkm130928_747b

September    Spartanburg County    SC

Petioles in the Apricae series 8-20mm and distinctly black-glandular, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus lancei, Lance’s Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlc_lancei

October    Buncombe County    NC

Floreal and terminal shoot leaves resemble C. visenda. Fruit globose, red, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

 

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

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus lancei

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

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2820

Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Uncommon (rare in Coastal Plain), an endemic

Habitat: Upland hills, hardwood-pine forests, scrubland, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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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
Red
Pome

 

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