Crataegus holmesiana Ashe. Phen: May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Woodland borders, pastures, brushy fencerows. Dist: Reported for WV; sporadic from ME to MN, s. to PA, IL.
ID notes:The often-elliptical fruit is a key diagnostic trait.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Allied to C. coccinea L. and C. pennsylvanica Ashe and possibly of hybrid origin.
Synonymy: = F, FNA9, Il, K1, Mi, S, Lance (2014); = Crataegus holmsiana – Pa