Crataegus scabrida Sargent var. asperifolia (Sargent) Kruschke. Phen: May; Sep-Oct. Hab: Mesic hardwood forests, streamside thickets. Dist: A northern species predominantly of eastern Canada and the Great Lakes Region, east to NH; the var. asperifolia (Sargent) Kruschke is reported as disjunct for VA by Phipps (FNA9).
ID notes: Somewhat distinctive in its trullate, scabrate leaves, villous inflorescences and pitted pyrenes.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: The taxonomic disposition and status of this species in its southern range limits is poorly known.
Synonymy: = FNA9, K1; > Crataegus brainerdii Sarg. var. scabrida (Sarg.) Eggl. – F, G