English Hawthorn - Crataegus monogyna
Common Hawthorn, Single-seeded Hawthorn
Shrub or small tree 5–8 m high. Stems reddish at first, becoming gray; thorns 1–2 cm long, straight. Leaf blades ovate, 2–4 cm long, serrate, deeply 3- to 7-lobed, glabrous to sparsely hairy. Inflorescence 10- to 20-flowered, pubescent. Flowers: hypanthium pubescent; sepals 1–2 mm long; petals 5–7 mm long; stamens 20; style 1. Pome 8–10 mm wide, red, glabrous (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Escaped from cultivation throughout most of temperate N. America and collected in Missoula County; native to Europe (Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
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- Lesica, P., M. T. Lavin, and P. F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.