Crataegus pedicellata

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Crataegus pedicellata Sarg.

Rosaceae

Life form: shrub

Exposure: sun - Exposure: half shade   5

Moisture: moderately moist bis Moisture: moist

Soil: loam - Soil: sandy loam - Soil: sandy clay

Arrangement: alternate
Leaves: decidious

Shape: not specified

Division: simple

Shape: five-stellate
Fruit: pome

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Inflorescence: corymb

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: not specified

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Rosopsida
Subclassis:
Rosidae
Superordo:
Rosanae
Ordo:
Rosales
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Crataegus pedicellata, commonly known as scarlet hawthorn, is a shrub.

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Naming

Taxonomy

Crataegus pedicellata is a species in the genus Crataegus which contains approximately 104 to 1194 species and belongs to the family of the Rosaceae (Rose Family).

Characteristics

Crataegus pedicellata - habitus
Crataegus pedicellata - branches
Crataegus pedicellata - fruits

Growth

Wood and Bark

Leaves

Crataegus pedicellata is deciduous. The simple leaves are alternate. They are petiolate and have pinnate venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Crataegus pedicellata produces corymbs of white five-stellate flowers in May. The plants are hermaphroditic, pollination takes places by allogamy through animals.

The shrubs produce pomes.

Root System

Distribution

Crataegus pedicellata is native to eastern Canada, the Northeast of the US and the central Northeast of the US.

Cultivation

The shrubs prefer a sunny to half-shady situation on fresh to moist soil. The substrate should be loamy, sandy-loamy or sandy clay soil. They tolerate temperatures down to -29°C (USDA zone 5).

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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