Crataegus spathulata

ClassificationDicots
FamilyRosaceae
Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
GenusCrataegus
Species:Crataegus spathulata Michx.
Common NameLittlehip Hawthorn
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: Yes; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Natural Area Presence: CCNMP; Natural Area Presence: GILES; Natural Area Presence: LC; Natural Area Presence: LGS; Natural Area Presence: LRC; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; Moisture Requirements: Xeric; Moisture Requirements: Sub-xeric; Moisture Requirements: Dry-mesic; Moisture Requirements: Mesic; Region of Origin: North America; Reproductive Phenology: April; Reproductive Phenology: May; Leaf Arrangement: alternate; Leaf Complexity: simple; Leaf Dissection: 0; Leaf Fragrance: No; Leaf Persistance: Deciduous; Leaf Petiole Type: petiolate; Leaf Petiole Type: subsessile; Leaf Type: broadleaf; Leaf Venation: palmate; Leaf Venation: pinnate; Leaflet Margins: crenate; Leaflet Margins: lobed; Leaflet Number: 0; Base Flower Color: White; Fruit Dehiscence: No; Fruit Type: Berry; Fruit Type: Pome; Fruit Wet/Dry: Wet; Hypanthium Present: Yes; Ovary Position: Inferior; Overall Flower Symmetry: Actinomorphic; Perianth Present: Yes; Petal Fusion: No; Petal Number: 5; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 7
StatusNative; AGCP (FAC), EMP (FAC) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[SNR] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Crataegus microcarpa Crataegus microcarpa Lindl.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Trigg (KY), Hamilton (TN), Hickman (TN), Humphreys (TN), Lawrence (TN), Lewis (TN), Marion (TN), Morgan (TN), Polk (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1934 - 2001

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
TENN-V-0116433 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Crataegus spathulata
TENN-V-0116428 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Crataegus spathulata
UCHT015144 Marion Tennessee
UCHT
Crataegus spathulata
TENN-V-0116431 Lewis Tennessee
TENN
Crataegus spathulata
UCHT015142 Humphreys Tennessee
UCHT
Crataegus spathulata
APSC0005260 Morgan Tennessee 10 May 1934 J.K Underwood
715
APSC
Crataegus spathulata
APSC0005258 Trigg Kentucky 29 Aug 1986 Edward W. Chester
86-953
APSC
Crataegus spathulata
TENN-V-0116429 Humphreys Tennessee
TENN
Crataegus spathulata
UCHT015143 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Crataegus spathulata
APSC0005262 Trigg Kentucky 23 Jun 1986 Edward W. Chester
86-367
APSC
Crataegus spathulata
TENN-V-0116432 Morgan Tennessee
TENN
Crataegus spathulata
TENN-V-0116430 Lawrence Tennessee
TENN
Crataegus spathulata
UCHT015140 Polk Tennessee
UCHT
Crataegus spathulata
APSC0005261 Hickman Tennessee 07 May 2001 Dwayne Estes
APSC
Crataegus spathulata
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Plant Photos

Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Sunny Fleming
Crataegus spathulata - Sunny Fleming
Crataegus spathulata - Theo Witsell
Crataegus spathulata - Theo Witsell
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw
Crataegus spathulata - Joey Shaw