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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa   FAMILY Rosaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus lanuginosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus lanuginosa

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa, Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crla3_001_lvd

        

image of Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa, Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp_041422_image0

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa, Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp_041422_image1

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Anthers somewhat smaller than in normal mollis, and vary in color from rose to near white, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa, Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp_041522_1413

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

image of Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa, Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp_041522_image2

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Leaf blades mostly 3-5cm long, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

image of Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa, Woolly Hawthorn, Webb City Hawthorn

Sam Pratt    sbp_041522_image4

April    Spartanburg County    SC

In cultivation

Petioles eglandular. Leaf blades persistently pubescent abaxially, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (4/24/22):
Crataegus mollis var. lanuginosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus lanuginosa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus lanuginosa

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

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

4513

Tree
Perennial

Native: Missouri

Rare

Habitat: Dry, gravelly hills, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with moderately stout nodal thorns (> 2cm long, 1.5-3mm in diameter)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles rather stout, 1/3-2/3 length of blade, eglandular

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers whitish or pink)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 8-15 flowers

FRUIT:
Fall
Pome

 

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