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Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn

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Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn

Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn Leaves

Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn Trunk

Species

Crataegus crus-galli inermis

Family

Rosaceae

Campus Location

Along the bioswale on Sid Snyder Avenue

Native Range

Midwest United States

Description

  • It is deciduous and grows 20 to 30 feet tall.
  • Susceptible to cedar rust, fire blight and leaf spot.
  • Landscape uses include specimen, mass planting and natural hedge.

History and significance:
Common in pastures, forest edges and thickets. This variety is doesn’t have thorns; its origins are unknown.

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