OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus ×canescens   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mespilus canescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Mespilus canescens

SYNONYMOUS WITH Studies in Mespilus, Crataegus, and ×Crataegomespilus (Rosaceae) (Phipps, 2016)
×Crataemespilus canescens

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Stern's Medlar, Stearn's Medlar


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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus ×canescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Mespilus canescens   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Mespilus canescens

SYNONYMOUS WITH Studies in Mespilus, Crataegus, and ×Crataegomespilus (Rosaceae) (Phipps, 2016)
×Crataemespilus canescens

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

 

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4310

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Arkansas

Habitat: woodlands in the Grand Prairie, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Leaf blades elliptic or oblanceolate, unlobed except on terminal shoots
Margins finely and remotely toothed beyond the middle

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers yellow)

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Red
Pome

 

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