hawthorn, large-thorn hawthorn
[Crataegus columbiana var. occidentalis Howell, more...]
Etymology: Crataegus: Greek cratos for "strength" because of the hardness of the wood
Plants: perennial shrub
Conservation Status: Native
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 2 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos USDA Agricultural Research Service (ARS): Images of seeds, fruits, embryos, etc.