Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Crataegus succulenta Schrader ex Link var. succulenta . Fleshy Hawthorn. Phen: Apr-Jun; Sep-Oct. Hab: Rocky summits, mesic forests, upland pastures, especially over basic soil or mafic substrates. Dist: Widespread from eastern Canada and Great Lakes area to New England, s. from MN to n. MO, OH, PA, extending along the Appalachians in WV, VA and NC.

ID notes: The obovate or suborbicular leaves with reticulate venation, numerous long thorns (5-9 cm long), and pitted pyrenes is a definitive combination of traits distinguishing this species in our area.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA9, K1, Pa, RAB, S, W, Lance (2014); < Crataegus succulenta – Mi; > Crataegus succulenta var. succulenta – F, G

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