Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


3883

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare, an endemic

Look for it in pine woodlands and sandy areas, 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 (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 (10/20/20):
Crataegus teres   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus teres

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Crataegus flava

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Smooth Alabama Hawthorn, Montgomery Hawthorn


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