OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

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


SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus reverchonii var. palmeri

INCLUDING Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Crataegus ×palmeri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Crataegus palmeri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crataegus palmeri

 

COMMON NAME:
Palmer's Hawthorn


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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus reverchonii var. palmeri

INCLUDING Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Crataegus ×palmeri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Crataegus palmeri

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crataegus palmeri

 

Find by scientific name:

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

map
Click here to see a more detailed map from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium,

or click here to see a map from SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.

 

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with moderately stout nodal thorns (> 3cm long, 1.5-3mm in diameter)

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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