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Crataegus macracantha
large-thorned hawthorn, western large-thorned hawthorn

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to northeastern Oregon, east to the Rocky Mountains, and further east across the U.S. and Canada to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Thickets, riparian zones, and pastures.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Crataegus macracantha Lodd. ex Louden
Publication: Rhodora 10(113): 82. 1908.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link, misapplied
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Crataegus macracantha in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Crataegus macracantha checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Crataegus macracantha information.

E-Flora BC: Crataegus macracantha atlas page.

CalPhotos: Crataegus macracantha photos.

USDA Plants: Crataegus macracantha information.

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