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Black Hawthorn | Crataegus douglasii

Thicket-forming shrub or small tree. Clusters of small white flowers in spring. ¼ inch blackish purple fruit in fall.


Plant Details

HabitatsRiparian Forests, Bottomland Forests, Shrub Swamp, Wet Prairie
Habitat NotesShrub swamp; Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Wet prairie
Mature Height10 – 30’
Shade Preferencefull sun, part shade
Soil ToleranceMoist to well drained soils
Special UsesAttracts birds; Provides widllife forage, cover and food