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Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. chrysocarpa
red haw

General Information
Symbol: CRCHC2
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Other Common Names: fireberry hawthorn
red-fruited hawthorn
scarlet hawthorn
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM   


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Symbol Scientific Name
CRIL3 Crataegus illuminata Sarg.
CRDO4 Crataegus doddsii Ramaley
CRCA19 Crataegus caliciglabrata Schuette
CRFA4 Crataegus faxonii Sarg.
CRCO31 Crataegus coccinata Sarg.
CRSU11 Crataegus subrotundifolia Sarg.
CRJA6 Crataegus jackii Sarg.
CRCO Crataegus coccinea L. p.p.
CRLAD Crataegus laurentiana Sarg. var. dissimilifolia Kruschke
CRAB4 Crataegus aboriginum Sarg.
CRFAD Crataegus faxonii Sarg. var. durifrucata Kruschke
CRKE4 Crataegus keepii Sarg.
CRSIG Crataegus sicca Sarg. var. glabrifolia (Sarg.) Palmer
CRCHA Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. aboriginum (Sarg.) Kruschke
CRLAB Crataegus laurentiana Sarg. var. brunetiana (Sarg.) Kruschke
CRFAP Crataegus faxonii Sarg. var. praecoqua (Sarg.) Kruschke
CRRO12 Crataegus rotundifolia Moench p.p., non Lamb.
CRSI8 Crataegus sicca Sarg.
CRFAP2 Crataegus faxonii Sarg. var. praetermissa (Sarg.) Palmer
CRCHP Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. phoenicea Palmer
CRCHR Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. rotundifolia (Moench) Sarg.
CRCHL Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. longiacuminata Kruschke
CRPU11 Crataegus putnamiana Sarg.
CRME10 Crataegus mercerensis Sarg.
CRBR14 Crataegus brunetiana Sarg.
CRCOC2 Crataegus columbiana Howell var. chrysocarpa (Ashe) Dorn
CRBRF Crataegus brunetiana Sarg. var. fernaldii (Sarg.) Palmer


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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Rosidae
Order Rosales
Family Rosaceae – Rose family
Genus Crataegus L. – hawthorn
Species Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe – fireberry hawthorn
Variety Crataegus chrysocarpa Ashe var. chrysocarpa – red haw

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fineberry hawthorn



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