Waxyfruit Hawthorn

Crataegus pruinosa

Also called the Frosted Hawthorn, this small deciduous tree is native to the eastern United States and southern Canada. This plant produces small, dull red or green fruits covered with a whitish, waxy coat. The Latin species name pruinosa means “with a frost-like bloom” and refers to this waxy coating on the fruit.
Habitat:
Woodland margins, rocky hillsides, streambanks, roadsides.
Growth Habit:
Deciduous large shrub or tree to 8 m tall.
Bloom Time:
Mid-spring.
Presence in US:
AR CT DE GA IA IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MO MS NC NH NJ NY OH OK PA RI TN VA VT WI WV
Presence in Canada:
ON QC