Crataegus coccinea L.
Common Name: HAWTHORN
Synonym: Crataegus pedicellata, Crataegus pringlei
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: 5
Wetness Index: UPL
Physiognomy: Nt Tree

C. pedicellata of Michigan Flora.

Oak, aspen, and beech-maple forests, especially along borders and stream banks; moist ground including floodplains and riverside thickets; and the usual field and fencerow habitats of other hawthorns.

The widespread var. coccinea has ovate leaves with fruit bright red, var. pringlei (Sarg.) J. A. Macklin & J. B. Phipps (C. pringlei of Michigan Flora) has leaves broadly elliptic to elliptic ovate and fruits dull dark red and is recorded thus far only from Ingham Co. Use of the name C. coccinea follows Phipps, Cafferty, & Macklin (2003).

Locations

Allegan County
Arenac County
Benzie County
Berrien County
Cheboygan County
Eaton County
Emmet County
Hillsdale County
Huron County
Ingham County
Iosco County
Isabella County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lake County
Lenawee County
Livingston County
Manistee County
Mason County
Mecosta County
Midland County
Montcalm County
Muskegon County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Oceana County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 17, 2017. http://www.michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2439.