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Crataegus mollis Scheele
downy hawthorn

General Information
Symbol: CRMO2
Group: Dicot
Family: Rosaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Shrub
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
Data Source and Documentation
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
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   


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Symbol Scientific Name
CRPEA Crataegus pedicellata Sarg. var. albicans (Ashe) Palmer
CRBR9 Crataegus brachyphylla Sarg.
CRLA Crataegus lacera Sarg.
CRLI8 Crataegus limaria Sarg.
CRAR9 Crataegus arkansana Sarg.
CRCI4 Crataegus cibaria Beadle
CRGR10 Crataegus gravida Beadle
CRMOI Crataegus mollis Scheele var. incisifolia Kruschke
CRNO3 Crataegus noelensis Sarg.
CRAL7 Crataegus albicans Ashe
CRMOG2 Crataegus mollis Scheele var. gigantea Kruschke
CRIN22 Crataegus induta Sarg.
CRIN23 Crataegus invisa Sarg.
CRMOD Crataegus mollis Scheele var. dumetosa (Sarg.) Kruschke
CRPL4 Crataegus placens Sarg., nom. inq.
CRMOS2 Crataegus mollis Scheele var. sera (Sarg.) Eggl.


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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 mollis Scheele – downy hawthorn

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
New York
downy hawthorn

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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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

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