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Crataegus crus-galliCrataegus crus-galli

cockspur hawthorn

Photograph(s) by*: USDA JE

Characteristics

Height: 20-35'
Spread: 20-35'
Flowers: May-Jun.; white
Fruit: Aug.-Jan.; dull red or green; fleshy
Fall color: orange to red

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Dry Moist
Soil pH: 4.5-7.2
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

thickets and open ground, especially in dry or rocky places; slopes of low hills in rich soils

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States: MD DE PA NY WV VA

Wildlife

Songbird Small mammal *

Notes



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/1271.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004