This species is native to Europe and was introduced into northern North America as an ornamental tree. This hawthorn typically has a dense crown and grayish-brown bark. The fly Dasineura crataegi is responsible for the distinctive galls on the leaves of this species. It is also called English Hawthorn, Pear-Thorn, Quick-Set-Thorn, Whitehorn, and Woodland Hawthorn.
- Planted as an ornamental, growing best in full sun.
- Growth Habit:
- Deciduous tree, growing to 4.5-6 m tall.
- Bloom Time:
- Presence in US:
- MA MI NY WA WI
- Presence in Canada:
- ON QC