Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3874

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon (rare in GA & NC Piedmont), endemic

Look for it in longleaf pine sandhills, other xeric or subxeric forests, pine and oak scrublands, and disturbed woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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partial shade ...Dry

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns 3-6cm long

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 5-10mm, distinctly glandular, sometimes winged for half+ its length

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Usually 20 stamens (anthers usually white or yellow)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Reddish
Pome

 

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

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

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus munda   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS National Database
Crataegus invicta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus pexa

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US (Lance, 2014)
Crataegus munda var. pexa

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-002?:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus geniculata

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus invicta

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus munda

SYNONYMOUS WITH Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus pexa

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus yadkinensis

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Dwarf Hawthorn, Pexa Hawthorn


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