Crataegus uniflora Münchh.
Dwarf hawthorn, One-flowered Hawthorn
Rosaceae (Rose Family)
Synonym(s): Crataegus bisulcata, Crataegus choriophylla, Crataegus gregalis, Crataegus raleighensis
USDA Symbol: crun
This species occurs in tree form only in northern Florida. Sometimes planted as a curiosity in botanical gardens because of its dwarf size.
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Oblong , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Serrate
Fruit Type: Pome
Flower: Petals 5
Fruit: Greenish-yellow to dull red.
Size Class: 3-6 ft. , 6-12 ft.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
DistributionUSA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Distribution: New York (Long Island) and New Jersey south to N. Florida, west to E. Texas, and northeast to S. Missouri; to 2000 (610 m) or above.
Native Habitat: Dry sandy and rocky uplands in open woods, forest borders, and old fields.
Value to Beneficial InsectsSpecial Value to Native Bees
This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Crataegus uniflora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Crataegus uniflora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Crataegus uniflora
MetadataRecord Modified: 2011-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff