Crataegus laevigata (Poir.) DC.
  • Prodr. 2: 630 (1825)
  • Aubépine épineuse

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General Information

Is also rarely found as an escape. It has 2–3 styles and nutlets, and less deeply cut lvs; red-fld forms are common. (C. oxyacantha, misapplied)

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    Bis 4 m hoher Strauch mit Dornen, Kurztriebe nicht verdornend. Nebenblätter fertiler Triebe mit 15–50 feinen Zähnen. Blätter nur im äusseren Drittel 3–5lappig, mit schmalen Einschnitten, beidseits fast gleichfarbig. Blattnerven einwärts gebogen. Ab

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    4–5. Gebüsche, Waldränder und Lichtungen, kollin-montan. CH.

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    Distribution Map

    • Native distribution
    Found in
    • Europe Middle Europe Hungary


    Other Local Names

    Aubépine épineuseFrenchCH
    Biancospino selvaticoItalianCH
    Chagliastretg dubelRaeto-RomanceCH
    Zweigriffeliger WeissdornGermanCH


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    • 3 Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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