Crataegus ignava Beadle. Valley Head Hawthorn. Phen: Apr; Aug-Sep. Hab: Upland pine and pine-oak forests, clay soils. Dist: Ec. SC to sw. GA, north to n. AL and n. GA.
ID notes: It is most distinct in its glabrate inflorescences and leaves and its 15-20 stamens with pink to rose anthers.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = FNA9; > Crataegus alleghaniensis var. extraria – Lance (2014); > Crataegus alleghaniensis var. ignava – Lance (2014); > Crataegus extraria – S2; > Crataegus ignava – S2; > Crataegus impar – S2