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Crataegus chrysocarpa var. chrysocarpa

Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. chrysocarpa

Fireberry Hawthorn , Red Haw, Red-fruited Hawthorn , Scarlet Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose family)

Synonym(s): Crataegus aboriginum, Crataegus brunetiana, Crataegus brunetiana var. fernaldii, Crataegus caliciglabrata, Crataegus chrysocarpa var. aboriginum, Crataegus chrysocarpa var. longiacuminata, Crataegus chrysocarpa var. phoenicea, Crataegus chrysocarpa var. rotundifolia, Crataegus coccinata, Crataegus coccinea, Crataegus columbiana var. chrysocarpa, Crataegus doddsii, Crataegus faxonii, Crataegus faxonii var. durifrucata, Crataegus faxonii var. praecoqua, Crataegus faxonii var. praetermissa, Crataegus illuminata, Crataegus jackii, Crataegus laurentiana var. brunetiana, Crataegus laurentiana var. dissimilifolia, Crataegus mercerensis, Crataegus putnamiana, Crataegus rotundifolia, Crataegus sicca, Crataegus sicca var. glabrifolia, Crataegus subrotundifolia


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Shrub , Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 10 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Crataegus chrysocarpa var. chrysocarpa in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Crataegus chrysocarpa var. chrysocarpa in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Crataegus chrysocarpa var. chrysocarpa


Record Modified: 2019-07-31
Research By: CBR

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