Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Crataegus lacrimata Small. Weeping Hawthorn. Phen: Late Mar-Apr; Aug-Sep. Hab: Xeric, sandy soils, in scrublands and in association with sparse stands of Pinus clausa or Pinus palustris. Dist: Endemic to the western FL Panhandle; perhaps in adjacent sandhill scrub of AL

ID notes: The combination of slender, conspicuously weeping branches, small spatulate leaves, glabrous character, and treelike habit in C. lacrimata is unique among a large group of related hawthorns which occupy sandy habitats in the Coastal Plain.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA9, S2, Lance (2014); < Crataegus flava – K1

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