Crataegus spathulata

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

Crataegus spathulata is a species hawthorn known by the common name littlehip hawthorn. It is native to the southeastern United States. It has very attractive small delicate leaves with a bluish appearance, pretty flowers and small orange to red fruit.[1]

Bark of C. spathulata


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

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