OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus ×rufula   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus rufula   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus ×rufula

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Crataegus aestivalis

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crataegus maloides

 

COMMON NAME:
Rufous Mayhaw, Florida Mayhaw


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus ×rufula   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus rufula   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus ×rufula

INCLUDED WITHIN The Biota of North America Program. BONAP (Kartesz, 2015)
Crataegus aestivalis

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

INCLUDING Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933, 1938)
Crataegus maloides

 

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2826

Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Habitat: flatwoods ponds, river swamps, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with short moderately stout nodal thorns (< 4cm long, 1.5-3mm in diameter)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles short, 3-10mm, eglandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
15-20 stamens (anthers yellow, pink or reddish)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 1-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Spring
Red
Pome

 

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