Crataegus brittonii Eggleston. Phen: Apr-May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Thinly forested hills and slopes, bluffs, rock outcrops, disturbed lands, roadsides, streamsides. Dist: Range apparently limited to sw. NC and adjacent NC Piedmont to c. SC, e. and n. GA.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Allied closely to C. uniflora Muenchhausen and possibly only a derivative of it. Leaf shape often ovate to elliptic.
Synonymy: = FNA9, K1, S; > Crataegus arenicola Ashe; > Crataegus rhodella Ashe – S13; < Crataegus uniflora Münchh. – RAB; >< Crataegus uniflora Münchh. – S13; > Crataegus uniflora Münchh. var. brittonii (Eggl.) Lance – Lance (2014)