Crataegus mollis (Torr. & A. Gray) Scheele
Common Name: HAWTHORN
Coefficient of Conservatism: 2
Coefficient of Wetness: 0
Wetness Index: FAC
Physiognomy: Nt Tree

Forests and forest borders, floodplains and river bluffs, sandy hillsides, fields, meadows, roadsides.

This species has large flowers (up to 2.5 cm or sometimes more in width), large fruits (up to 2.2 cm in diameter), and large leaves, sometimes laciniate on vigorous vegetative shoots (often as wide as 8 cm), and blooms very early (sometimes starting in late April, and reaching peak bloom by mid-May.

Locations

Allegan County
Bay County
Genesee County
Gratiot County
Huron County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Isabella County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Macomb County
Midland County
Monroe County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
Saginaw County
Shiawassee County
St. Clair County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 15, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2465.