Crataegus intricata Lange var. rubella (Beadle) Kruschke. Little Red Hawthorn. Phen: Late Apr-May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Hardwood forests, rock outcrops, thickets. Dist: DE, MD, VA w. to MO, s. to GA, AL.
ID notes: Distinguished primarily by shallowly lobed or unlobed leaves, red fruit and purplish anthers.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = Va, Lance (2014); > Crataegus apposita – F; < Crataegus flabellata – RAB; < Crataegus intricata – Ar; < Crataegus rubella – FNA9
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