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Cratageous douglasii

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Species Name: Crataegus douglasii
Common Name: Western Hawthorn

Highly ornamental small tree; produces fruit, relished by birds. Foliage turns flame-red or orange in the fall. Performs best at higher elevations especially near streambanks and moist areas.

Plant Family: Rosaceae
Plant Type: Tree
Height by Width: 6-30' H x 10' W
Growth Habit: Small tree or large shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen: Winter deciduous
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Spring
Flower Color: White
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Modoc Plateau
Natural Habitat: Streamsides, forest, meadows, grasslands, sagebrush scrub from 2,100' to 5,100'

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