Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Crataegus crus-galli Linnaeus var. crus-galli . Cockspur Hawthorn. Phen: Apr-May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Pastures, thickets, disturbed woodlands and forests, fencerows. Dist: Ranges throughout the eastern US, except c. and s. peninsular FL, sometimes forming extensive colonies.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, FNA9, Tn, W, Lance (2014); > Crataegus algens – S2; > Crataegus arborea – K1; ? Crataegus crus-galli – S; < Crataegus crus-galli – Ar, Mi, NcTx, NE, Pa, RAB; > Crataegus crus-galli – K1; > Crataegus crus-galli var. crus-galli – F, G; > Crataegus crus-galli var. exigua – G; > Crataegus crus-galli var. macra – F, G; > Crataegus macra – S2; > Crataegus regalis var. regalis – F

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