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General: Fanleaf hawthorn is a shrub or small tree that grows to thirty feet tall and seven inches in DBH, with thorns 1.2-1.6 inches along the branchlets. Leaves are broadest near the base to the mid-section, sometimes triangular shaped, lobed, hairy at first becoming smooth at maturity. Flowers are in clusters of three to fifteen. Fruits are globe shaped to broadest above the mid-section, usually bright red with juicy flesh.
Distribution: Fanleaf hawthorn grows from northeastern North America to South Carolina and Louisiana.