Crataegus coccinioides

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Crataegus coccinioides
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Section: Crataegus sect. Coccineae
Series: Crataegus ser. Dilatatae
C. coccinioides
Binomial name
Crataegus coccinioides

Crataegus coccinioides is a species of hawthorn known by the common names Kansas hawthorn[1] and large-flowered cockspurthorn.[2] Crataegus coccinioides is native from Kansas, to New England, and the southernmost parts of Ontario and Quebec.[3] It has large flowers and leaves and fruit that appear pinkish until polished to reveal the red colour underneath the wax bloom.[3] Crataegus coccinioides (or its var. locuples) is a synonym of Crataegus dilatata.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Crataegus coccinioides". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 17 January 2016.
  2. ^ "BSBI List 2007". Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-01-25. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  3. ^ a b Phipps, J.B.; O’Kennon, R.J.; Lance, R.W. (2003). Hawthorns and medlars. Cambridge, U.K.: Royal Horticultural Society. ISBN 0881925918.
  4. ^ "Crataegus dilatata". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 2017-03-29.
  5. ^ Reznicek, A. A.; Voss, E. G.; Walters, B. S. "Michigan Flora Online". Michigan Flora Online. University of Michigan Herbarium. Retrieved 2017-03-29.