Crataegus douglasii

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

hawthorn fruit

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

hawthorn leaf

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

hawthorn spine

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

hawthorn flowers

Photo credit: Seven Oaks Native Nursery

  • hawthorn fruit
  • hawthorn leaf
  • hawthorn spine
  • hawthorn flowers

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Bottomland Forests
Shrub Swamp
Wet Prairie
Shrub swamp; Bottomland Forest; Riparian Forest; Wet prairie
Mature Height:
10 – 30’
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
Moist to well drained soils
Special Uses:
Attracts birds; Provides widllife forage, cover and food
Arboretum Locations:
Cheldelin Middle School Arboretum
Crescent Valley High School Arboretum