Scientific name : Crataegus aestivalis (Walter) Torr. & A. Gray

Common name: May hawthorn

Family: Rosacae; Rose

Origin: Native

Fruiting period: April-June

Habitat: alluvial woods, stream banks, swamps

Locality: The State Botanical Garden, University of Georgia, Athens, Clarke Co., Northeast Georgia, U.S.A.
Date: April 30, 2012; February 26, 2012; April 18, 2010

Duncan, Wilbur H. (1988)

A jar of Mayhaw jelly from South Georgia (May hawthorn, Crataegus aestivalis (Walter)Torr.& A.Gray)

1. Duncan, Wilbur H., and Marion B. Duncan. Trees of the Southeastern United States. Athens and London: The Univeristy of Georgia Press, 1988. (292)
2. Images by Zvezdana U. Crawford
3. USDA, NRCS. 2015. The PLANTS Database (, 14 May 2015). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

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