Crataegus margarettae var. brownii

(Britton) Sargent

3: 199. 1922.

Basionym: Crataegus brownii Britton 1: 447. 1900
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 602.

Leaves: blade broadly elliptic, obovate to ovate, or suborbiculate, 3–5 cm, base broadly cuneate, lobe sinuses shallow, apex obtuse to subacute. Flowers 8–10 mm diam. Pomes ellipsoid.

Phenology: Flowering Apr–May; fruiting Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Hedgerows, thickets, wood margins, dry areas
Elevation: 100–300 m


Variety brownii is sporadic in occurrence. It is notable for having small flowers. Reports from Indiana and West Virginia need validation.

Selected References


Lower Taxa