Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3879

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to North Carolina & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC -

Rare

Look for it in pastures, woodlands, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles eglandular

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 3-8 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Green, yellow or red?
Pome

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crataegus Xvailiae [calpodendron X uniflora]   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus vailiae   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus Xvailiae

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Vail’s Hawthorn