P1010354P1050598Crataegus marshallii Eggl.
Tree/shrub, Perennial
Native L48
Blooming: March, April, white

Fruit eaten by cardinals, catbirds, cedar waxwings, flickers, mockingbirds, rose-breasted grosbeaks, blue jays and the nectar by hummingbirds.   Larval food for gray hairstreak and striped hairstreak butterflies.   Fruit eaten by foxes, otters, rabbits, raccoons, rodents and white-tailed deer.   Provides good cover and nesting sites.

The seeds were photographed on October 10, 2013.

Location: N30 00.320′ W084 33.635′ (1.8RL)