Also called Douglas' thornapple.

Part of hawthorn / thornapple  genus Crataegus (whose flower is the state flower of Missouri) in 🌹︎ rose  family Rosaceae in 🍎︎ apple / 🍇︎ berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / 🌹︎ rose  order Rosales.

Native to western 🇨🇦 Canada and 🇺🇸 USA.   🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48), 🌎︎ map (North America, Central America).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

Crataegus hosts caterpillars of 160 species
of butterflies and moths, in some areas.

Bloom dates (NE Illinois).  Adobe Acrobat Reader file  (🔒︎ Wild Ones members only)

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