Crataegus mollis (Torrey & A. Gray) Scheele var. lanuginosa (Sargent) Lance. Phen: Late Apr; late Oct. Hab: Dry, gravelly hills. Dist: Endemic (so far as is known) to Jasper County, MO. This entity has not been seen in many decades in its type locality and is presumed extirpated; it does survive in cultivation.
ID notes:The broadly ovate, lobed leaves are shorter (3-5 cm) than in the typical var. mollis.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Synonymy: = Lance (2014); = Crataegus lanuginosa Sarg. – FNA9; < Crataegus mollis (Torr. & A.Gray) Scheele – Ar, K3