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General: It is a small tree that grows to twenty feet high; with wide-spreading, horizontal, thorny branches. Leaves are broadest below or above the middle, thin, dull yellow-green, shiny, pubescent underneath, some with shallow lobes near tip. Flowers are produced in several flowered clusters with anthers mostly pink. Fruits are attached on slender stalks, elongated, and bright red in color.

Distribution: Pear hawthorn grows from Ontario and Minnesota, south to Georgia and Missouri.

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Source: USDA NRCS PLANTS Database

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