Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2787

Shrub
Perennial

Native to South Carolina & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA - SC

Uncommon in Coastal Plain, rare in Piedmont (an endemic)

Look for it in oak-pine scrub and sandy uplands, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with nodal thorns, many or most less than 3cm

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
Usually 20 stamens (anthers usually white or yellow)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-5 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellow-orange, 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 lassa var. integra   FAMILY Rosaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus integra   FAMILY Rosaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Flora of North America
Crataegus integra

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

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Crataegus flava

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

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

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

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

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Lake Ella Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus lassa var. integra, Lake Ella Hawthorn

Ron Lance    rwlc_integra

August-September        FL

Leaves subentire or denticulate, pointed at apex. Fruit globose or pyriform, per Haws: A Guide to Hawthorns of the Southeastern US.