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Crataegus texana (Texas hawthorn)
Cox, Paul

Crataegus texana

Crataegus texana Buckley

Texas Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose Family)


USDA Symbol: CRTE2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Ovate
Leaf Apex: Acute
Leaf Base: Cuneate
Flower: Stamens 20
Fruit: Red
Size Class: 12-36 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr


Native Distribution: Coastal Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: Rich bottomlands.

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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


Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2011-08-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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