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Northwest Missouri State University

Downy Hawthorn

Crataegus mollis

Northeastern United States. Two-inch thoms can be dangerous but valued as a barrier or hedge. Broad, sharply serrated 3-inch leaves. Height 20 to 30 feet. One-inch red fruit ripens in fall. Often badly infected with hawthorn rust.

GIS coordinate: N40 21.170 W94 52.936

Trail Number: T31

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Leaf - Downy Hawthorn

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Summer '08 Fruit - Downy Hawthorn