Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2168

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Rare (an endemic)

Look for it in upland pine and pine-oak forests over clay soil, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 5-10mm, distinctly glandular, sometimes winged for half+ its length

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
20 stamens (anthers usually white or yellow)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Orange-red
Pome

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Crataegus alabamensis   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus alabamensis

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

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 097-20-002?:
Crataegus flava   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Crataegus flava

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus adunca

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus attrita

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus florens

INCLUDING Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus fortis

 

COMMON NAME:
Alabama Hawthorn


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