Washington Hawthorn

Crataegus phaenopyrum

Native to eastern United States and introduced in Canada, this hawthorn, also called Washington's Thorn, is widely grown as an ornamental plant. The foul smelling, 10-13 mm wide, white flowers produce sweet, edible red fruits. The tough wood of this tree has been used for making tools.
Habitat:
Open woods, streambanks.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous tree to 10 m tall, 3 dm in diameter.
Bloom Time:
Mid-late summer.
Longevity:
Long-lived.
Presence in US:
AL AR DC DE FL GA IL IN KY LA MA MD MI MO MS NC NJ OH PA RI SC TN VA WV
Presence in Canada:
ON