Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3883

Shrub, Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare

Look for it in pine woodlands and sandy areas, per Weakley's Flora

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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)
Inflorescences of 3-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall

 

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

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

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus teres

SYNONYMOUS WITH Crataegus alabamensis var. teres

 

COMMON NAME:
Smooth Alabama Hawthorn, Montgomery Hawthorn