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Crataegus crus-galli L.
cockspur hawthorn

General Information
Symbol: CRCR2
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
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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   


Symbol Scientific Name
CRPA12 Crataegus palmeri Sarg.
CRCRB2 Crataegus crus-galli L. var. bellica (Sarg.) Palmer
CRPA11 Crataegus palliata Sarg.
CRFE5 Crataegus fecunda Sarg.
CRTA3 Crataegus tantula Sarg.
CRHA5 Crataegus hannibalensis Palmer
CRSU12 Crataegus subpilosa Sarg.
CRPE8 Crataegus permixta Palmer
CRDE5 Crataegus denaria Beadle
CRCRP Crataegus crus-galli L. var. pachyphylla (Sarg.) Palmer
CRPY2 Crataegus pyracanthoides Beadle
CRCRO Crataegus crus-galli L. var. oblongata Sarg.
CRTE10 Crataegus tenax Ashe
CRCRL Crataegus crus-galli L. var. leptophylla (Sarg.) Palmer
CRMO10 Crataegus mohrii Beadle
CRCRM Crataegus crus-galli L. var. macra (Beadle) Palmer
CRSA Crataegus sabineana Ashe
CRDA2 Crataegus danielsii Palmer
CRAL4 Crataegus algens Beadle
CRVA4 Crataegus vallicola Sarg.
CRBU Crataegus bushii Sarg.
CRCA21 Crataegus canbyi Sarg.
CRCRB Crataegus crus-galli L. var. barrettiana (Sarg.) Palmer
CROP5 Crataegus operta Ashe
CRCRE2 Crataegus crus-galli L. var. exigua (Sarg.) Eggl.
CRREP Crataegus regalis Beadle var. paradoxa (Sarg.) Palmer
CRCRC2 Crataegus crus-galli L. var. capillata Sarg.
CRSC5 Crataegus schizophylla Eggl.
CRTR10 Crataegus triumphalis Sarg.
CRACI Crataegus acutifolia Sarg. var. insignis (Sarg.) Palmer
CRRE6 Crataegus regalis Beadle
CRUN3 Crataegus uniqua Sarg.
CRSI9 Crataegus signata Beadle
CRFO6 Crataegus fontanesiana auct. non (Spach) Steud.
CRCRP2 Crataegus crus-galli L. var. pyracanthifolia Aiton
CRCH7 Crataegus cherokeensis Sarg.
CRCO16 Crataegus cocksii Sarg.
CRBA8 Crataegus barrettiana Sarg.
CRAC5 Crataegus acutifolia Sarg.


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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 crus-galli L. – cockspur hawthorn

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Legal Status

Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

Top Level Regions
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain FAC
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont FACU
Great Plains FAC
Midwest FAC
Northcentral & Northeast FAC



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