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Crataegus spathulata

Crataegus spathulata Michx.

littlehip hawthorn

Crataegus spathulata (Littlehip Hawthorn)
Image ID: 7618
Image by: Parkins, Grant Morrow
Image Collection: NCBG Digital Library

PLANT INDEX

ID_PLANT: CRSP
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Crataegus spathulata
Include in WOTAS: 0
Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2020-01-01

GENUS INDEX

GENUS CODE: CRATA
GENUS SCIENTIFIC: Crataegus
GENUS AUTHORITY: L.
GENUS COMMON: Hawthorn
GENUS SUMMARY: [contributed by Ron Lance]
GENUS IDENTIFICATION: Identification notes: All references to leaves and petioles pertain to foliage on short shoots (floreal shoots), unless otherwise specified.
GENUS REFERENCES: Lance (2014)=X; Phipps in FNA (2014); Phipps (1988)=Z; Beadle in Small (1913)=Q; Phipps, O'Kennon, & Lance (2003)= V ; Phipps (1998)=Y; Phipps, Lance, & Dvorsky (2006)=U; Phipps, OíKennon, & Dvorsky (2006)= N; Lance (1995); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004).

FAMILY INDEX

FAMILY CODE: ROSACE
FAMILY SCIENTIFIC: Rosaceae
FAMILY AUTHORITY: A.L. de Jussieu 1789
FAMILY COMMON: Rose Family
FAMILY SUMMARY: A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.
FAMILY REFERENCE: Phipps in FNA (2014); Potter et al. (2007); Eriksson et al. (2003); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004); Ertter (2007).

NCBG DESCRIPTIVES

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DURATION: Perennial
HABIT: Shrub, Tree

LEAF ARRANGEMENT: Alternate
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LEAF RETENTION: Deciduous

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FRUITING PERIOD: Sep-Oct.

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NATIVE RANGE: southeastern United States

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GRIM ACCESSIONS

acc_id acc_num acc_dt coll_id Action
83 2009-0020 34 View
7294 2000-0029 2000-01-31 View
7656 2001-0010 2001-03-26 View
7783 2001-0139 2001-06-27 View
8320 2005-0036 2005-03-28 View


GRIM COLLECTIONS

Coll_id Project Collection date Collector Action
34 HORT 2005-03-21 Lance View


GRIM PLANTINGS

plt_num acc_id loc_num pers_num inst_dt Action
111 83 48 Mixon 2013-08-01 View
10260 7294 172 NCBG staff 1997-07-01 View
10836 7656 81 NCBG staff 2001-02-15 View
10837 7656 89 NCBG staff 2001-02-15 View
10987 7783 6 NCBG staff 1986-01-01 View
12266 83 48 Mixon 2013-05-03 View

USDA PLANTS DATABASE

USDA Symbol: CRSP
USDA Common Name: Littlehip Hawthorn
Native Status: L48 (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, FL, GA, IL, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA)
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree, Shrub

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC FAC FACW

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast

2018 Natural Heritage Program List of Rare Plant Species of North Carolina

NHP IDS RANKROUNDED S RANKG RANKROUNDED G RANKSTATE STATUSFEDERAL STATUS
15240 S1S2 S1 G5 G5 W1

This information is derived from the 2018 North Carolina Natural Heritage Program List of Rare Plant Species.

WEAKLEY FLORA

SCIENTIFIC NAME: Crataegus spathulata
COMMON NAME: Littlehip Hawthorn
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, FNA, G, K, Q, RAB, S, W, X, Y]
PHENOLOGY: Apr-May; Sep-Oct.
HABITAT: Bottomland forests, extending upslope to drier or rocky sites especially on mafic or calcareous substrates.
COMMENTS: C. NC south to Panhandle FL, west to e. TX, north in the interior to c. TN, sw. MO, e. OK; sporadic in e. TN, sw. NC. This species is distinctive for its small spatulate leaves (tending to be trilobed) and thin, flaking bark (multicolored green, brown, and brownish gray).
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Rosaceae A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Rose Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 85-95 genera and 2000-3000 species, trees, shrubs, and herbs, nearly cosmopolitan, but mainly boreal and temperate.
REFERENCE: Phipps in FNA (2014); Potter et al. (2007); Eriksson et al. (2003); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004); Ertter (2007).
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Crataegus L. (Hawthorn)
SUMMARY: [contributed by Ron Lance]
REFERENCE: Lance (2014)=X; Phipps in FNA (2014); Phipps (1988)=Z; Beadle in Small (1913)=Q; Phipps, O'Kennon, & Lance (2003)= V ; Phipps (1998)=Y; Phipps, Lance, & Dvorsky (2006)=U; Phipps, OíKennon, & Dvorsky (2006)= N; Lance (1995); Kalkman in Kubitzki (2004).

HERBARIUM RESOURCES

SERNEC: Find Crataegus spathulata in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Crataegus spathulata in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES

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

NCBG IMAGE RECORDS

ID IMAGE1: 7618
ID IMAGE2: 7619
ID IMAGE3: 5869

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