Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Crataegus lepida Beadle. Pygmy Hawthorn. Phen: Apr; Aug-Sep. Hab: Xeric, sandy soils of open pinelands, wiregrass-dominated roadsides and forest edges, oak-pine scrub. Dist: S. GA south to c. peninsular FL

ID notes: C. lepida is distinctive in bearing a preponderance of oval to orbicular, 1-2 cm leaves, short thorns and a dwarfish habit.

Origin/Endemic status: Endemic

Syn: = FNA9, Lance (2014); > Crataegus condigna – K1, S2; > Crataegus lepida – S2

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