Crataegus intricata Lange var. straminea (Beadle) E.J. Palmer. Phen: Late Apr-May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Wooded hills, thickets, disturbed forests. Dist: PA s. to n. GA, w. to OH, c. KY, ne. AL.
ID notes: Related to C. intricata var. rubella Beadle, but fruit normally yellowish and inflorescences and young leaves frequently slightly pilose.
Origin/Endemic status: Endemic
Syn: = F, Va, Lance (2014); > Crataegus communis – FNA9; < Crataegus intricata – Ar; >< Crataegus rubella – FNA9; > Crataegus straminea – FNA9