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Crataegus brainerdii (Brainerd's hawthorn)
Smith, R.W.

Crataegus brainerdii

Crataegus brainerdii Sarg.

Brainerd's Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose Family)


USDA Symbol: crbr3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Elliptic , Ovate
Leaf Margin: Dentate , Serrate
Leaf Base: Cuneate , Rounded , Truncate
Inflorescence: Corymb
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 25 feet tall, often shorter.
Autumn Foliage: yes

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: White to tan.


USA: CT , MA , ME , MI , NC , NH , NY , OH , PA , VA , VT
Canada: NB , NS , ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
Drought Tolerance: 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.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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