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Crataegus shaferi

Crataegus shaferi Sarg.

Shafer's Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose family)


USDA Symbol: CRSH3

USDA Native Status: L48 (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 6 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May



Web Reference

Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Research Literature

Reslit 3006 - Some New Pennsylvania Thorns (1902) W. W. Ashe

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-06-14
Research By: CBR

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