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Crataegus

 

Hawthorn

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderRosalesRose family and eight others
FamilyRosaceaeIncludes apples, apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears, raspberries, strawberries, almonds, roses, meadowsweets, photinias, firethorns, rowans, and hawthorns; many others
GenusCrataegusFrom an ancient Greek name for a flowering thorn used by Theophrastus

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Crataegus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 21 Apr 2012.

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Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Hawthorn (Crataegus) · 9/9/2010 · Pine Meadow Conservation Trust Land, Groton Harvard Road, Ayer, MA
≈ 6 × 4" (15 × 10 cm) Species not yet identified

Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Hawthorn (Crataegus) · 9/9/2010 · Pine Meadow Conservation Trust Land, Groton Harvard Road, Ayer, MA
≈ 8 × 5" (19 × 13 cm) Species not yet identified

Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Hawthorn (Crataegus) · 9/9/2010 · Pine Meadow Conservation Trust Land, Groton Harvard Road, Ayer, MA
≈ 7 × 4½" (17 × 11 cm) Species not yet identified

Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Hawthorn (Crataegus) · 9/9/2010 · Pine Meadow Conservation Trust Land, Groton Harvard Road, Ayer, MA
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 14 cm) Species not yet identified