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Crataegus reverchonii

Crataegus reverchonii Sarg.

Reverchon's Hawthorn, Reverchon Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Crataegus discolor, Crataegus reverchonii var. discolor, Crataegus reverchonii var. stevensiana, Crataegus stevensiana

USDA Symbol: CRRE3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 20 feet tall.
Fruit: Red

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AR , KS , MO , OK , TX
Native Habitat: Thickets, Open woodlands

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Limestone-based, Sandy, Sandy Loam, Medium Loam, Clay Loam, Clay


Use Ornamental: Aromatic, Attractive, Showy, Understory tree, Accent shrub
Use Wildlife: Nectar-butterflies, Nectar-bees, Fruit-birds, Fruit-mammals, Cover, Nesting site.
Conspicuous Flowers: yes
Attracts: Butterflies
Larval Host: Gray hairstreak butterfly, King's hairstreak butterfly, Banded hairstreak butterfly, Red-banded hairstreak butterfly.

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

This information was provided by the Pollinator Program at The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.

Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA)

Banded Hairstreak
(Satyrium calanus)

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA
Gray Hairstreak
(Strymon melinus)

Larval Host
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Red-banded Hairstreak
(Calycopis cecrops)

Larval Host
Learn more at BAMONA


Bibref 298 - Field Guide to Texas Trees (1999) Simpson, B.J.
Bibref 291 - Texas Wildscapes: Gardening for Wildlife (1999) Damude, N. & K.C. Bender
Bibref 297 - Trees of Central Texas (1984) Vines, Robert A.

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Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 1 - Texas Native Shrubs (2002) Texas A&M University Agriculture Program and Leslie Finical, Dallas Arboretum

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-10-05
Research By: TWC Staff

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