Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


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Shrub
Perennial

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

Common (uncommon in Mountains)

Look for it in upland forests, disturbed lands, roadsides, rock outcrops, often in xeric or subxeric conditions, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 2-5mm, usually pubescent, sometimes black-glandular, esp in spring

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
Usually 20 stamens (anthers white, yellow or rarely pink)
Inferior ovary
Inflorescences of 1-6 flowers, usually 1

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Green, yellow or red
Pome

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus uniflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 097-20-001:
Crataegus uniflora   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus uniflora

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Oneflower Hawthorn, Dwarf Haw