Ridgetop. Partially maintained by occasional "brush-hogging". With scattered trees of Juglans cinerea, Quercus rubra, Prunus serotina, P. americana, Carya cordiformis and remnants of old apple orchard.
Shrub 2 m tall, the stems to 1.8 cm in diameter, most branches arching. Voucher for wood specimen, MADw. Older stems have lost their spines. Bark smooth, with peeling areas. Fruit on old stems with smaller leaves than those on the more vigorous sprouts, w