Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2823

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon to rare (an endemic)

Look for it in oak-pine scrub and sandy uplands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns, many or most less than 3cm

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus crocea

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Ocala Hawthorn


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