Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2824

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Tennessee
Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in hardwood and pine-hardwood forest understories, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles short, partially winged (unwinged portion 2-5mm), eglandular

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

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pome

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Series: Crus-galli

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crataegus palmeri   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus reverchonii var. palmeri

GREATER THAN Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Crataegus Xpalmeri

 

COMMON NAME:
Palmer's Hawthorn