Crataegus flava

Summer Hawthorn

  • Family: Rosaceae
  • Form: Deciduous shrub reaching 15 ft.
  • Leaves: Simple, alternate, serrate, ovate
  • Stem/Bark: Large thorns occur along the grey and crooked stems
  • Flower: Small and white, with five petals and prominent stamens
  • Fruit: Green pome
  • Comments: One of ten species of Crataegus native to Florida
  • Additional Resources:
    Wikipedia Link

    Florida Native Plant Society
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