Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2773

Shrub; Tree
Perennial

Native to Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - -

Uncommon in GA Coastal Plain, rare in GA Mountains & Piedmont

Look for it in mesic upland forests over calcareous or circumneutral substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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...Moist

IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender to moderately stout nodal thorns > 2cm long

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1/3-2/3 blade length, ~ partially winged, red sessile glands in spring

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

Inflorescences of 4-12 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellowish
Pome

 

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

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

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus sargentii   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Flora of North America
Crataegus eximia

INCLUDING Flora of North America
Crataegus gilva

INCLUDING Flora of North America
Crataegus sargentii

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Sargent's Hawthorn


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