Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia

Synonyms: Crataegus araioclada Sargent C. crocina Beadle C. edita Sargent C. edura Beadle C. fera Beadle C. tersa Beadle C. villiflora Sargent
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 9. Treatment on page 540.

Flowers 16–20 mm diam.; stamens 20, anthers usually cream.


Phenology: Flowering Apr; fruiting Sep–Nov.
Habitat: Brushy subxeric to xeric communities, mixed pine-oak forests
Elevation: 10–200 m

Distribution

V9 910-distribution-map.jpg

Ala., Ark., Fla., Ga., La., Miss., Mo., N.C., S.C., Tenn.

Discussion

Most commonly occurring in Louisiana, var. berberifolia extends to southern Missouri, where it is fairly abundant, and to Florida. This variety contains the yellow-fruited forms. There is not much difference from Crataegus rosei [subsp. rosei] var. amoena from Coahuila, Mexico.

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.
glabrescent +, hairy +, pubescent +  and pilose +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
James B. Phipps +
Torrey & A. Gray +
thin-exfoliating +  and corrugated +
compound +  and simple +
opposite +  and alternate +
cuneate +
Crataegus sect. Crus-galli +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
green +  and paler green +
glossy +  and bright +
narrowly obovate +  and oblanceolate +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (?) +
glandular-punctate +
adnate +  and distinct +
crowded +, scattered +  and alternate +
Ala. +, Ark. +, Fla. +, Ga. +, La. +, Miss. +, Mo. +, N.C. +, S.C. +  and Tenn. +
not +  and aggregated +
10–200 m +
1.6 cm16 mm <br />0.016 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and aggregated +
not +  and aggregated +
yellow +  and red or purplish +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
gray +, brown +, green tinged with red +  and orangebrown +
older +, old +  and new +
Brushy subxeric to xeric communities, mixed pine-oak forests +
glabrous +  and villous +
constricted +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
crassinucellate +
deciduous +
craspedodromous +
serrate +  and crenate +
inferior +  and superior +
biseriate +  and clustered +
collateral +  and basal +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
elliptic +  and circular +
0 (?) +  and 4 (?) +
free +  and distinct +
post-mature +
glabrescent +
glabrescent +  and villous +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br />) +
Flowering Apr +  and fruiting Sep–Nov. +
adnate +, free +, connate +  and distinct +
dark gray-brown +  and russet +
exfoliating +  and corrugated +
pruinose +
reddish +  and yellow +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
suborbicular +
Fl. N. Amer. +
not arillate +
persistent +
free +  and distinct +
triangular +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
1-50-flowered +  and few-leaved +
free +  and distinct +
branched +  and simple +
persistent +
distinct +
exsert +  and lateral +
elongate +
hairy +  and glabrous +
Crataegus araioclada +, C. crocina +, C. edita +, C. edura +, C. fera +, C. tersa +  and C. villiflora +
Crataegus berberifolia var. berberifolia +
Crataegus berberifolia +
variety +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (6.5 cm65 mm <br />0.065 m <br />) +
black +  and chestnut-brown +
straight +
medium +  and stout +
3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br /> (4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br />) +
craspedodromous +  and gland-tipped +
inconspicuous +
less erect +  and oblique +
1 +  and several +
straight +
determinate +
4 +  and 6 +
tree +  and shrub +