Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2767

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native: north of the Carolinas

Documented growing wild in - - -

Rare

Look for it in mesic hardwood forests, streamside thickets, pastures, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed w rather slender to moderately stout nodal thorns (> 3cm long, 1.5-3mm dia

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles slender, 1/3-3/4 length of blade, eglandular or slightly glandular

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

Inflorescences of 4-15 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish to red
Pome

 

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

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (10/20/20):
Crataegus margaretiae var. margaretiae   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus chrysocarpa   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus margarettae var. margarettae

(?) PLANTS National Database
Crataegus margarettiae

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

INCLUDED WITHIN Manual of Vascular Plants of NE US & Adjacent Canada (Gleason & Cronquist,1991)
Crataegus chrysocarpa

INCLUDING Britton & Brown Illus Flora of Northeast US & adjacent Canada (Gleason, 1952)
Crataegus margaretta var. margaretta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Crataegus margaretta

SYNONYMOUS WITH Beadle in Flora of the Southeastern US (Small, 1913)
Crataegus margaretta

SYNONYMOUS WITH -
Crataegus margarettiae var. margarettiae

 

COMMON NAME:
Margaret's Hawthorn, Fireberry Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus margaretiae var. margaretiae, Margaret's Hawthorn, Fireberry Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crch_001_lvd

        

image of Crataegus margaretiae var. margaretiae, Margaret's Hawthorn, Fireberry Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crma4_001_lvd