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Crataegus spathulata Michx.
Littlehip hawthorn, Pasture haw
USDA Symbol: CRSP
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
The slender branches are usually thorny.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowers in corymbs (flat topped clusters), without hairs, numerous, small (1 cm. wide). Anthers pale yellow.
, VA Native Habitat:
Sandy or sandy clay woods, fencerows and pastures
BenefitUse Wildlife: Several species of birds eat the fruit.
Deer Resistant: No
National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Pineywoods Native Plant Center
- Nacogdoches, TX
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-1225
Collected 2012-11-10 in Montgomery County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Record Last Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff