Crataegus viridis Linnaeus var. ovata (Sargent) E.J. Palmer. Roundleaf Green Hawthorn. Phen: Late Mar-late Apr; Sep-Nov. Hab: Alluvial woodlands, moist, brushy fields, uplands in calcareous soils. Dist: MO s. to AR, n. LA, e. TX.
ID notes: A marginally distinct variety that is distinguished by its ovate, mostly unlobed leaves.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = F, G; > Crataegus viridis var. nitens – FNA9, Lance (2014); > Crataegus viridis var. ovata – FNA9, Lance (2014)