Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


394

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in pastures, thickets, disturbed woodlands and forests, fencerows, per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Moist ...Variable

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles short, partially winged (unwinged portion 2-5mm), eglandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
5-20 stamens (anthers white, yellow, pink or reddish)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 5-20 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Dull red, russet, or greenish with a red blush
Pome

 

TO LEARN MORE about this plant, look it up in a good book!



Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Rosids: Fabids: Rosales
Series: Crus-galli

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli   FAMILY Rosaceae

GREATER THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus crus-galli   FAMILY Rosaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-20-009:
Crataegus crus-galli   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Cockspur Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Ron Lance    rwlccrusgalli_1

April    Houston County    GA

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Ron Lance    rwlccrusgalli_1b

April    Houston County    GA

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Richard and Teresa Ware    rtw_crataegus_crus_galli

May        MA

Arnold Arboretum

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140505_132353

May    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Sam Pratt    sbp_20140505_132414

May    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Ron Lance    rwlccrusgalli_2

September    Haywood County    NC

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Ron Lance    rwl394_a

September-October        

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

JK Marlow    jkm0511b_02

November    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

JK Marlow    jkm0511b_03

November    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

JK Marlow    jkm0511b_04

November    Haywood County    NC

Corneille Bryan Native Garden

image of Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli

Ron Lance    rwlccrusgalli_3

Month Unknown    Haywood County    NC