Vascular Plants - Rosaceae - Crataegus:
Crataegus suksdorfii
Page Author: David Giblin
Suksdorf's hawthorn 
Blooms: May-June
Habit: tree,shrub
Duration: perennial
Origin: Native
Conservation Status: Abundant; of no concern.

Distribution: Chiefly west of the Cascades in Washington; southern British Columbia and Washington, except more easterly somewhat in the Fraser River Valley and the Columbia River Gorge.
Habitat: Coastal bluffs, meadowland thickets, and valleys.
Species Description:

General: Large shrubs or small trees, 1-6 m. tall, armed with stout, straight thorns 1-2 cm. long.
Leaves: Leaf blades elliptic to oblong, tapered to the petiole, 3-6 cm. long and nearly as broad, usually serrate or biserrate, pubescent to glabrous on both surfaces.
Flowers: Flowers few in the leaf axils or terminal; calyx bell-shaped, the 5 lobes triangular, entire, reflexed, 1.5-2.5 mm. long; petals 5, white, orbicular, 5-7 mm. long; stamens 20, styles 5.
Fruits: Berry blackish, glabrous, about 1 cm. long
Accepted Name:
Crataegus suksdorfii (Sarg.) Kruschke
Synonyms:
(none)

Treated in Flora of the PNW as:
Crataegus douglasii var. suksdorfii
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria Specimens: View list of all Crataegus suksdorfii specimens in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WTU Herbarium Specimens: View list of Crataegus suksdorfii specimens in the WTU Herbarium database.

Washington Flora Checklist: Crataegus suksdorfii treatment.

E-Flora BC: Crataegus suksdorfii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Crataegus suksdorfii images.

USDA Plants Database: Crataegus suksdorfii.
Additional photographs of Crataegus suksdorfii:
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