Page author: David Giblin
Crataegus macracantha
large-thorned hawthorn, western large-thorned hawthorn

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to northeastern Oregon, east to the Rocky Mountains, and further east across the U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Thickets, riparian zones, and pastures.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Crataegus macracantha Lodd. ex Louden
Publication: Rhodora 10(113): 82. 1908.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link, misapplied