name botanical:Crataegus douglasii
other name:Black Hawthorn
other name:River Hawthorn
other name:Western Thornapple
family:Rose family (Rosaceae)
height:below 7 m (24 ft)
The leaves of Douglas hawthorn are ovate, lobed, tomentose, green and up to 5 cm (2 in) long. The leaf margin is serrated.
leaf margin:lobed, toothed
fall foliage:yellow - orange
The flowers stand erect together in fascicle. The single flower has five white petals.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruit is apple-like, nearly black and about 1 cm (0.4 in) in size.
The branches are reddish brown with glossy thorns, 2-3 cm (0.8-1.2 in) long.
bark:The bark is furrowed and slightly scaly.
root:Deep-rooting plant, root runners over the crown area
location:Sun to half-shade
ph value:slightly acidic to alkaline
single tree, planting in groups
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