Crataegus compacta Sargent. Phen: May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Rocky hardwood forests, mountain pastures. Dist: NY, ONT, and MI, south to w. VA, WV, OH. This northern species is known in VA from only 3 counties.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Other Comments: It is allied to the more southerly-distributed C. pruinosa var. gattingeri in its similarly small anthers (< 1 mm), but differing in its more compact inflorescences and long-petioled leaves with crenate-serrulate margins.
Synonymy: = F, FNA9, G, Mi, Lance (2014); < Crataegus pruinosa (H.L.Wendl.) K.Koch – Pa