Regularity: Regularly occurring
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Crataegus brachyacantha
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 13
Species With Barcodes: 1
National NatureServe Conservation Status
Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked
Crataegus brachyacantha is one of the "black-fruited" species of hawthorn, but it is only very distantly related to the other black-fruited species such as C. douglasii or C. nigra. The common name "Blueberry haw" refers to the appearance of the fruit, which are almost blue, and not to their taste. The species is rarely cultivated but has ornamental leaves, flowers, and foliage.
- Lo E., Stefanović S., Dickinson T.A. (2007). Molecular reapprasial of relationships between Crataegus and Mespilus (Rosaceae, Pyreae) – Two genera or one? Systematic Botany 32: 596–616.
- J. B. Phipps; R. J. O’Kennon; R. W. Lance (2003). Hawthorns and medlars. Royal Horticultural Society [of Cambridge, U.K] Plant Collector Guide. Portland, OR: Timber Press. ISBN 0-88192-591-8.
- "PLANTS Profile for Crataegus brachyacantha (blueberry hawthorn)". USDA. Retrieved September 20, 2009.
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