Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Crataegus intricata Lange var. intricata . Entangled Hawthorn. Phen: Late Apr-May; Aug-Oct. Hab: Pastures, wooded hills, rock outcrops, thickets. Dist: VT to MI, IL, s. to GA, AR; relatively common in the Appalachian region.

ID notes: Basic defining characters are 10 stamens; white or yellowish anthers; hard, greenish or ruddy-blushed fruits with an elevated calyx; glabrous, glandular leaves; slender thorns and frequently shrubby habit.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = C, K1, S, Tn, W, Lance (2014); < Crataegus flabellata – RAB; < Crataegus intricata – Ar, FNA9, Mi, Pa; > Crataegus intricata var. intricata – F, G; > Crataegus lentula – F; > Crataegus rubescens – F; > Crataegus virgata – F

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