Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2825

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare and sporadic

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

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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
15-20 stamens (anthers yellow)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 5-20 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Pome

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus reverchonii var. mohrii

INCLUDED WITHIN Tennessee Flora Committee (2015)
Crataegus reverchonii

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Mohr's Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus mohrii, Mohr's Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crde5_001_lvd