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Crataegus tracyi

Crataegus tracyi Ashe ex Eggl.

Tracy's Hawthorn, Tracy Hawthorn, Mountain Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Crataegus montivaga


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 25 feet tall.
Fruit: Red

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Apr , May


Native Habitat: Rocky banks of streams of Texas' Edward Plateau area and westward; acidic, igneous soils.

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry
Drought Tolerance: High
Conditions Comments: Likes acidic, igneous soils; low water requirement.


Attracts: Butterflies
Deer Resistant: High

Value to Beneficial Insects

Special Value to Native Bees

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

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-PM-17 Collected 2006-10-22 in Jeff Davis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank


Bibref 298 - Field Guide to Texas Trees (1999) Simpson, B.J.
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 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Webref 1 - Texas Native Shrubs (2002) Texas A&M University Agriculture Program and Leslie Finical, Dallas Arboretum

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2023-05-09
Research By: NPC

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