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Crataegus spathulata Michx.
Littlehip hawthorn, Pasture haw
USDA Symbol: crsp
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
AL , AR , FL , GA , IL , KY , LA , MO , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX , VA Native Habitat:
Sandy or sandy clay woods, fencerows and pastures USDA Native Status: L48(N)
BenefitUse Wildlife: Several species of birds eat the fruit.
Deer Resistant: No
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
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Record Modified: 2010-12-01
Research By: TWC Staff