Crataegus teres Beadle. Phen: Mar-Apr; Aug-Sep. Hab: Pine-oak forests, sandy woodlands. Dist: S. AL, possibly e. to GA.
ID notes:Crataegus teres is an unusual, glabrate entity of the series Lacrimatae, superficially resembling unrelated C. crus-galli.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Similar and assumed closely allied to C. florens Beadle, or possibly of intermediate origin.
Synonymy: = FNA9, S13, Phipps, O’Kennon, & Lance (2003); = Crataegus alabamensis Beadle var. teres (Beadle) Lance – Lance (2014); < Crataegus flava Aiton – K1, S