Crataegus beata Sargent. Phen: Apr; Oct. Hab: Pastures, thickets. Dist: A northern species, distributed from NY to WI, s. to OH; ? VA, NC, TN.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: Allied to C. populnea Ashe and differing primarily by its 20-stamened flowers; also similar to C. schuettei Ashe, from which C. beata differs in its hard or dense mature fruit flesh.
Synonymy: = F, FNA9, G, K1, S13, Lance (2014); = n/a – RAB; < Crataegus schuettei Ashe – Pa