Scientific Name: Crataegus douglasii Form: Irregular, Round
Common Name:black hawthorn Texture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Irregular, Upright, Twiggy, Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 5 - 7m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest, U.S. - northeast, U.S. - southwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Alternate, Leathery, Obovate, Ovate, Double serrate, Pinnately lobed
Flowers: Corymb, (Floriferous), White, May
Fruit: Pome, Edible, Purple, Black, Sep- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Rocky or gravelly or dry
Landscape Uses: Attract birds, Erosion control, Group or mass planting, Herb, Security/barrier, Spring interest, Wildlife food, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Stems 2 cm reddish thorns, alternate, deciduous, bi-serrate; flowers white, saucer-shape, May-June; berry-like pomes, black when ripe. Winter ID: thorns, persistent fruit.