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Crataegus scabrida

Crataegus scabrida Sarg.

Rough Hawthorn

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Synonym(s): Crataegus balkwillii, Crataegus brainerdii var. asperifolia, Crataegus brainerdii var. cyclophylla, Crataegus brainerdii var. egglestonii, Crataegus brainerdii var. scabrida, Crataegus dunbarii, Crataegus hadleyana, Crataegus improvisa, Crataegus iterata, Crataegus pinguis, Crataegus scabrida var. asperifolia, Crataegus scabrida var. balkwillii, Crataegus scabrida var. cyclophylla, Crataegus scabrida var. dunbarii, Crataegus scabrida var. egglestonii, Crataegus scabrida var. hadleyana, Crataegus scabrida var. honesta, Crataegus scabrida var. improvisa

USDA Symbol: crsc80

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Tree
Leaf Retention: Deciduous
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Inflorescence: Corymb
Fruit Type: Pome
Size Notes: Up to about 15 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: May , Jun


USA: CT , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NY , OH , PA , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NS , ON
Native Habitat: Prairie/Meadow/Field

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry , 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.

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


Record Modified: 2022-11-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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