Crataegus austromontana

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Crataegus austromontana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Series: Triflorae
(Beadle) Rehder[1]
Species: C. austromontana
Binomial name
Crataegus austromontana

Crataegus austromontana, commonly known as the Valley Head Hawthorn, is a very rare species of hawthorn.[1] It grows as a shrub or tree, and is endemic to the Southern United States in North America.


Crataegus ancisa is found in Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.[2]


  1. ^ a b Phipps, J.B.; Lance, R.; Dvorsky, K.A. (2006). Crataegus series Bracteatae and Triflorae (Rosaceae). SIDA, Contributions to Botany. 22(2): 1009– Biodiversity Heritage Library
  2. ^ USDA Plants Profile - Crataegus ancisa', accessed 12.2.2010