Crataegus collina var. succincta
Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22: 560. 1935.
Leaf-blades narrowly obovate, 3–5 cm, 1/3–1/2 grown at anthesis, length/width = 1.75–2.25, membranous (young) to chartaceous (mature), lobes 0 or 1–3 per side, evident or obscure, max LII 10%, lobe apex acute, margins serrate, teeth 0.5 mm, apex acute, adaxial surface matte, densely puberulent young. Inflorescence branches pubescent. Flowers 10–12 mm diam.; stamens 20, anthers white, cream, or rose.
Phenology: Flowering Apr; fruiting Sep–Oct.
Habitat: Pastures, fencerows, scrub, open woodlands
Elevation: 10–200 m
Variety succincta is uncommon; Crataegus angustata is the rose-anthered form. The leaf blades are particularly narrow, and small at anthesis.