There are many types of hawthorns.  Some of the more common species have tree shapes and locations:

flat top;       USA Midwest
dotted hawthorn  Crataegus punctata

flat-ish top;  USA Midwest
cockspur hawthorn  Crataegus crus-galli

hemispherical;  USA Midwest
downy hawthorn  Crataegus mollis

small-ish;          USA Midwest
thicket hawthorn  Crataegus intricata

tall thin;            USA Midwest and East
Washington hawthorn  Crataegus phaenopyrum

Learn more about hawthorn genus Crataegus (Crataegus spp.)

Part of 🌹︎ rose  family Rosaceae in 🍎︎ apple / 🍇︎ berry / buckthorn / elm / hemp / 🌹︎ rose  order Rosales.

Uses by native peoples
(Ethnobotany database)

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

🌎︎ Map by county (🇺🇸 USA-48) (colors).   Hawthorne flowers are the state flower of Missouri.

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