Crataegus berberifolia var. engelmannii

(Sargent) Eggleston

Rhodora 10: 76. 1908.

Basionym: Crataegus engelmannii Sargent Bot. Gaz. 31: 2. 1901 (as engelmanni)
Synonyms: C. albicera Beadle C. bellica Sargent C. crus-galli var. bellica (Sargent) E. J. Palmer C. engelmannii var. sinistra (Beadle) E. J. Palmer C. hirtella Sargent C. munita Sargent C. pilifera Sargent C. setosa Beadle C. signata Beadle C. sinistra Sargent C. tenuis Sargent C. triumphalis Sargent C. vallicola
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 540.

Flowers 10–15 mm diam.; stamens 10, anthers usually pink.

Phenology: Flowering Apr; fruiting Sep–Nov.
Habitat: Brush
Elevation: 10–200 m


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Ala., Ark., Kans., La., Miss., Mo.


Variety engelmannii is red-fruited and is the most common variety in Missouri; it extends without break from Kansas to Louisiana and Alabama. Crataegus signata possibly does not belong; it has three to five styles, and Beadle compares it to C. ashei (ser. Bracteatae) in his protologue.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

James B. Phipps +
(Sargent) Eggleston +
Crataegus engelmannii +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Kans. +, La. +, Miss. +  and Mo. +
10–200 m +
Brush +
Flowering Apr +  and fruiting Sep–Nov. +
C. albicera +, C. bellica +, C. crus-galli var. bellica +, C. engelmannii var. sinistra +, C. hirtella +, C. munita +, C. pilifera +, C. setosa +, C. signata +, C. sinistra +, C. tenuis +, C. triumphalis +  and C. vallicola +
Crataegus berberifolia var. engelmannii +
Crataegus berberifolia +
variety +