Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Tree
Perennial

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

Common in GA & SC Coastal Plain (uncommon elsewhere)

Look for it in swamp forests, alluvial forests, dry and mesic upland slopes (especially over mafic or calcareous rocks), per Weakley's Flora

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full sun ...Wet ...Moist ...Dry

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles from 1/2 to equal length of blade, eglandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
10 or 20 stamens (anthers red)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 3-12 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Bright red
Pome

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus marshallii   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-20-013:
Crataegus marshallii   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus marshallii

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Parsley Hawthorn, Parsley Haw