Crataegus biltmoreana

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Crataegus biltmoreana
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Crataegus
Section: Crataegus sect. Coccineae
Series: Crataegus ser. Intricatae
C. biltmoreana
Binomial name
Crataegus biltmoreana

Crataegus biltmoreana is a species of hawthorn native to the Southeastern United States. It is one of many hawthorn species named by Chauncey Delos Beadle when he worked at the Biltmore Estate.[1] The fruit are green, yellow, or orange.[2] It is sometimes considered to be a synonym of C. intricata.[3]

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  1. ^ Beadle, C.D. (1899). "Studies in Crataegus. I.". Botanical Gazette. 28: 405–417. doi:10.1086/327932.
  2. ^ Palmer, E.J. (1925). "Synopsis of North American Crataegi". Journal of the Arnold Arboretum. 6 (1–2): 5–128. JSTOR 43780350.
  3. ^ USDA Plants Profile