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Crataegus viridis var. desertorum

Crataegus viridis L. var. desertorum (Sarg.) Keeney & Enquist

Desert Hawthorn, Smooth Western Hawthorn, Green Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Crataegus desertorum


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Fruit Type: Pome
Flower: Petals 5

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May


Native Distribution: Bandera & Uvalde Counties, Texas, endemic.
Native Habitat: Bottomlands or alluvial woods, moist.

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 297 - Trees of Central Texas (1984) Vines, Robert A.

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Additional resources

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


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

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