Crataegus biltmoreana

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

Crataegus biltmoreana is a species of hawthorn native to the Southeastern United States. It is one of many hawthorn species named by Chauncey Delos Beadle when he worked at the Biltmore Estate.[2] The fruit are green, yellow, or orange.[3] It is sometimes considered to be a synonym of C. intricata.[4]

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  1. ^ Phipps, J.B.; Robertson, K.R.; Smith, P.G.; Rohrer, J.R. (1990). A checklist of the subfamily Maloideae (Rosaceae). Canadian Journal of Botany. 68(10): 2209–2269.
  2. ^ Beadle, C.D. (1899). Studies in Crataegus. I. Botanical Gazette. 28: 405–417.
  3. ^ Palmer, E.J. (1925). Synopsis of North American Crataegi. Journal of the Arnold Arboretum. 6(1-2): 5–128. [1]
  4. ^ USDA Plants Profile