Crataegus schuettei Ashe

Locations ofCrataegus schuettei Ashe in Virginia

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Botanical Name
Crataegus schuettei Ashe
Common Name
Schuette's Hawthorn
Flora of Virginia Name/Status
Crataegus schuettei Ashe
Crataegus schuettii differs from C. macrosperma most conspicuously in stamen number (15-20 rather than 5-8). Additionally, its leaves are often blue-green and more firm in texture, and fruits more often subglobose. See comments under C. macrosperma. This species is often called C. basilica Beadle in the Southeast (Phipps, pers. comm.).
In a wide variety of habitats including wet stream-bottom forests, old fields, and open rocky forests and woodlands. Infrequent but widespread in the mountains, rare in the inner Piedmont; also collected in Middlesex County in the northern Coastal Plain.
Native Status

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