Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3876

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Georgia & possibly South Carolina

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont

Look for it in oak-pine forests, xeric woodlands, especially in sandy soils, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns

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
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Orange-red to red
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 quaesita var. quaesita   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus quaesita

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Florida Hawthorn, Gulf Hawthorn


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