Crataegus ater

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Crataegus ater
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Species: C. ater
Binomial name
Crataegus ater

Crataegus ater, known as the Nashville hawthorn, is a species of hawthorn that grows as a shrub or tree, native to the Great Lakes region of North America.[1]


The native range of Crataegus ater includes Michigan, Ohio in the U.S., and Ontario in Canada.[1]


  1. ^ a b USDA Plants Profile - Crataegus ater, accessed 12.2.2010