Crataegus ×delawarensis Sargent (pro sp.). Phen: Apr; Sep-Oct. Hab: Brushy areas. Dist: Endemic to DE.
ID notes: The narrowly ovate or rhombic leaves, subglobose red fruit and whitish anthers are marginally distinctive.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Taxonomy Comments: Due to a limited range and intermediate morphology, this taxon is assumed to be of interserial hybrid origin involving some form of C. pruinosa and C. populnea.
Synonymy: = Crataegus delawarensis Sarg. – FNA9; = Crataegus pruinosa (H.L.Wendl.) K.Koch var. delawarensis (Sarg.) E.J.Palmer – F, G