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Fleshy Hawthorn - Crataegus macracantha
Other Names:  Crataegus succulenta [in part], Crataegus phippsii


Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4?

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General Description
Shrub 2–6 m. Stems purplish-brown, becoming gray; thorns 3–5 cm long, curved. Leaf blades ovate, 2–5 cm long, serrate, mostly unlobed, sparsely hairy above, glabrous beneath. Inflorescence 10- to 15-flowered, villous. Flowers: hypanthium villous; sepals 3–4 mm long, glandular-dentate; petals 6–8 mm long; stamens 10; styles 2 to 4. Pome 7–10 mm wide, red, pubescent (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
BC to QC, south to OR, AZ and NM (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Summary of Observations Submitted for Montana
Number of Observations: 3

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