Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3881

Shrub
Perennial

Native to Alabama
Documented growing wild in - - -

Uncommon

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1/3-2/3 blade length, ~ partially winged, red sessile glands in spring

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers cream)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 4-12 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dill red, ruddy, greenish-red
Pome

 

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus sargentii   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus venusta

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Red Mountain Hawthorn