||Scientific name: Crataegus aemula Beadle |
Common name: Rome's Hawthorn
Family: Rosacae; Rose
Flowering period: April
Fruiting period: September
Type locality: Rome, Floyd County, Georgia
Herbarium specimens at: HUH
Cambridge, MA; NY, New York, and US, Washington, DC
Comments: In 1899 this species was discovered in Rome, Georgia by
Chauncey D. Beadle (1866-1950), a botanist from the Biltmore Herbarium in North Carolina.
Locality: Coosa Valley Prairies, Floyd County,
Northwest Georgia, U.S.A.
Date: April 08, April 10, 2008; April 18, 2006
Hawthorn's identification in 2004 by Ron W. Lance, North Carolina
Beadle, Chauncey D, Biltmore Botanical Studies. 1902a
Acknowledgment: John King, a representative of The Campbell Group, L.L.C. provided me with written permission to enter the property of the Coosa Valley Prairies in Floyd County, and I am very grateful.
Last updated on January 27, 2017.
1.Beadle, Chauncey D. " Notes on the Botany of the Southeastern States,II." Biltmore Botanical Studies, A Journal of Botany, Embracing Papers by The Director and Associates of the Biltmore Herbarium 1. (1902a.) : 53-54
2. Images by Zvezdana Ukropina-Crawford
USDA, NRCS. 2015. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 7 May 2015). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.
HAWTHORNS: FLOYD COUNTY, GEORGIA
HAWTHORNS: ATHENS-CLARKE COUNTY, GEORGIA
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