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