Crataegus margarettae var. margarettae

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 602.

Leaves: blade broadly elliptic to suborbiculate, 3–5 cm, base broadly cuneate, lobe sinuses ± shallow to ± deep, apex obtuse to subacute. Flowers 12–17 mm diam. Pomes broadly ellipsoid to suborbicular.

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


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Ont., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ky., Mich., Mo., Ohio, Pa., Va., W.Va., Wis.


Variety margarettae is the most common variety, occurring nearly throughout the range of the species. It has an uncommon form with distinctly pubescent inflorescences.

Selected References


Lower Taxa

James B. Phipps +
Crataegus sect. Rotundifoliae +
Ont. +, Ill. +, Ind. +, Iowa +, Ky. +, Mich. +, Mo. +, Ohio +, Pa. +, Va. +, W.Va. +  and Wis. +
100–300 m +
Hedgerows, thickets, wood margins, dry areas +
Flowering Apr–May +  and fruiting Sep–Oct. +
J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. +
Crataegus margarettae var. margarettae +
Crataegus margarettae +
variety +