Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


2832

Shrub
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Uncommon in Mountains, rare in GA & SC Piedmont (endemic)

Look for it in wooded hills, thickets, disturbed forests, per Weakley's Flora

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IS THE PLANT "ARMED"?
Armed with slender nodal thorns (> 3cm long, < 2mm in diameter)

LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petioles 1/3-2/3 length of blade, sometimes partially winged, glandular-margined

FLOWER:
Spring
White
Radially symmetrical
5-lobed calyx
5 petals
about 10 stamens (5-15) (anthers rose)
Inferior ovary

Inflorescences of 3-10 flowers

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Yellow, orange or red
Pome

 

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

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

(?) INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Crataegus intricata   FAMILY Rosaceae

INCLUDING Flora of North America
Crataegus communis

INCLUDING & INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Crataegus rubella

INCLUDING Flora of North America
Crataegus straminea

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

 

COMMON NAME:
Straw-fruited Hawthorn, Straw-fruited Entangled Hawthorn


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image of Crataegus intricata var. straminea, Straw-fruited Hawthorn, Straw-fruited Entangled Hawthorn

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_crst10_001_lvd