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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Crataegus uniflora

Oneflower Hawthorn, One-flowered Hawthorn, Dwarf Hawthorn

Scientific Name:

Crataegus uniflora

Genus:

Crataegus

Species Epithet:

uniflora

Common Name:

Oneflower Hawthorn, One-flowered Hawthorn, Dwarf Hawthorn

Plant Type

Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Rosaceae (Rose Family)

Native/Alien:

NC Native

Invasive Status:

(*Key)

Size:

1-3 ft., 3-6 ft., 6-12 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Dry

Bloom Time:

April, May

Growing Area:

Mountains, Piedmont, Sandhills, Coastal Plain

Habitat Description:

Upland forests, disturbed lands, roadsides, rock outcrops, often in xeric or sub-xeric conditions. Uncommon in NC mountains, common in piedmont and coastal plain.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Important for Wildlife

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

S5: Secure (*Key)

Global Rank:

G5 - Secure (*Key)

Notes:

Good fall color. Grows as a shrub in NC, but can take a [short] tree form in n. FL.

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record

https://auth1.dpr.ncparks.gov/flora/species_account.php

https://nc.audubon.org/700

https://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=CRUN



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