Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2830

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to North Carolina
Documented growing wild in - NC -

Rare

Look for it in mesic hardwood forests, streamside thickets, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles slender, 1/3-3/4 length of blade, eglandular or slightly glandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 stamens (anthers white or pink)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 4-15 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish to red
Pome

 

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

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

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

GREATER THAN Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Crataegus dodgei var. flavida

 

COMMON NAME:
Dodge Hawthorn