Crataegus erythropoda

Shiny-leaved Hawthorn
Crataegus erythropoda

Family: Rose (Rosaceae)
AKA: Red-stemmed Hawthorn, Cerro Hawthorn
Photo taken on: June 9, 2006
Location: Almont, CO
Life Zones: Plains to montane
Habitat: Moist areas

A shrub which can grow to be a small tree at 15ft. It has shiny dark red bark and thorns at the base of the leaves. arrow

Crataegus erythropoda - fruit

 

 

Fruit is edible for wildlife.

Photo taken on: August 4, 2006
Location: Almont, CO

White Round Clusters