Crataegus marshallii

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

C. apiifolia Michx.[2] nom. illeg.

Crataegus marshallii is a species of hawthorn known by the common name parsley haw. It is native to the southeastern United States.[3]

The leaves of C. marshallii are finely dissected and decorative. The dainty flowers, small red fruit, and beautiful bark add to the ornamental value of this species.


  1. ^ Phipps, J.B. (1998). Synopsis of Crataegus series Apiifoliae, Cordatae, Microcarpae, and Brevispinae (Rosaceae, subfam. Maloideae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden. 85(3): 475–491.
  2. ^ 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: 2209–2269.
  3. ^ Phipps, J.B. (2015), "Crataegus marshallii Eggleston in N. L. Britton and J. A. Shafer, N. Amer. Trees. 473. 1908", in L. Brouillet; K. Gandhi; C.L. Howard; H. Jeude; R.W. Kiger; J.B. Phipps; A.C. Pryor; H.H. Schmidt; J.L. Strother; J.L. Zarucchi, Flora of North America North of Mexico, Volume 9: Magnoliophyta: Picramniaceae to Rosaceae, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press 


  • Phipps, J.B., O’Kennon, R.J., Lance, R.W. (2003). Hawthorns and medlars. Royal Horticultural Society, Cambridge, U.K.

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