Crataegus coccinioides

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Crataegus coccinioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Series: Dilatatae
(Sarg.) E.J.Palmer[1]
Species: C. coccinioides
Binomial name
Crataegus coccinioides

Crataegus coccinioides is a species of hawthorn known by the common names Kansas hawthorn[2] and large-flowered cockspurthorn.[3] Crataegus coccinioides is native from Kansas, to New England, and the southernmost parts of Ontario and Quebec.[4] It has large flowers and leaves and fruit that appear pinkish until polished to reveal the red colour underneath the wax bloom.[4] Crataegus coccinioides (or its var. locuples) is a synonym of Crataegus dilatata.[5][6]


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

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