Crataegus frugiferans Beadle. Phen: Late Mar-Apr; Aug-Sep. Hab: Upland, open woodlands, brushy areas. Dist: C. and s. GA, n. FL w. to AL, MS.
ID notes:The typically stipitate-glandular petioles and inflorescence stems may vary to sessile-glandular in some plants.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: This taxon is sporadic and may represent interserial hybrid origin of Crataegus alleghaniensis with C. collina or another taxa. Possibly related or intermediate in some way is C. mira Beadle.
Synonymy: = FNA9; = Crataegus alleghaniensis Beadle var. mira (Beadle) Lance – Lance (2014); > Crataegus frugiferans Beadle – S13; > Crataegus rigens Beadle – S13