Crataegus succulenta

Family (Traditional)Rosaceae
Species:Crataegus succulenta Schrad. ex Link
Common NameFleshy Hawthorn
Growth Habittree
Plant Notes**
CharacteristicsArmaments: Yes; Milky Sap: No; Photosynthetic: Yes; Stipules: Yes; Woody Herbaceous: Woody; Duration: Perennial; General Ecology: Terrestrial; Growth Habit: tree; 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: pinnate; 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; Pistil Number: 1; Sepal Fusion: No; Sepal Number: 5; Sexuality: monoclinous; Sporangium Arrangement: N/A
C value 4
StatusNative; G5 (Global Rank)
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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.

  • State Boundaries
  • Counties
  • Counties - Species Present
  • 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


SynonymFull Citation
Crataegus ambrosia Crataegus ambrosia Sarg.
Crataegus ardula Crataegus ardula
Crataegus bicknellii Crataegus bicknellii Eggleston
Crataegus celsa Crataegus celsa Sargent
Crataegus chrysocarpa var. bicknellii Crataegus chrysocarpa var. bicknellii (Eggl.) E.J.Palmer
Crataegus columbiana var. occidentalis Crataegus columbiana var. occidentalis (Britton) R.D.Dorn
Crataegus divida Crataegus divida Sargent
Crataegus ferta Crataegus ferta Sarg.
Crataegus florifera Crataegus florifera Sarg.
Crataegus florifera var. celsa Crataegus florifera var. celsa (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus florifera var. mortonis Crataegus florifera var. mortonis (Laughlin) Kruschke
Crataegus florifera var. shirleyensis Crataegus florifera var. shirleyensis (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus florifera var. virilis Crataegus florifera var. virilis (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus gemmosa Crataegus gemmosa Sargent
Crataegus incerta Crataegus incerta Sarg.
Crataegus integriloba Crataegus integriloba Sargent
Crataegus laxiflora Crataegus laxiflora Sargent
Crataegus leucantha Crataegus leucantha Laughlin
Crataegus macracantha Crataegus macracantha Lodd. ex Loud.
Crataegus macracantha var. colorado Crataegus macracantha var. colorado (Ashe) Kruschke
Crataegus macracantha var. divida Crataegus macracantha var. divida (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus macracantha var. integriloba Crataegus macracantha var. integriloba (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus macracantha var. macracantha Crataegus macracantha var. macracantha
Crataegus macracantha var. occidentalis Crataegus macracantha var. occidentalis Eggl.
Crataegus macracantha var. pertomentosa Crataegus macracantha var. pertomentosa (Ashe) Kruschke
Crataegus mortonis Crataegus mortonis Laughlin
Crataegus neofluvialis Crataegus neofluvialis Ashe
Crataegus pertomentosa Crataegus pertomentosa Ashe
Crataegus pisifera Crataegus pisifera Sargent
Crataegus saeva Crataegus saeva Sarg.
Crataegus shirleyensis Crataegus shirleyensis Sargent
Crataegus silvestris Crataegus silvestris Sarg.
Crataegus succulenta var. gemmosa Crataegus succulenta var. gemmosa (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus succulenta var. laxiflora Crataegus succulenta var. laxiflora (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus succulenta var. macracantha Crataegus succulenta var. macracantha (Lodd. ex Loudon) Eggl.
Crataegus succulenta var. michiganensis Crataegus succulenta var. michiganensis (Ashe) E.J.Palmer
Crataegus succulenta var. neofluvialis Crataegus succulenta var. neofluvialis (Ashe) E.J.Palmer in Dole
Crataegus succulenta var. occidentalis Crataegus succulenta var. occidentalis (Britton) E.J.Palmer in Fernald
Crataegus succulenta var. pertomentosa Crataegus succulenta var. pertomentosa (Ashe) E.J.Palmer
Crataegus succulenta var. pisifera Crataegus succulenta var. pisifera (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus succulenta var. rutila Crataegus succulenta var. rutila (Sarg.) Kruschke
Crataegus sylvestris Crataegus sylvestris Auct.
Crataegus venulosa Crataegus venulosa Sarg.
Crataegus virilis Crataegus virilis Sargent

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: Oldham (KY)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC

Range of years during which specimens were collected: -

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
APSC0105857 Oldham Kentucky
Crataegus succulenta
APSC0105856 Oldham Kentucky
Crataegus succulenta
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