Washington Hawthorne
Crataegus haenopyrum
A small thorny native deciduous tree growing 25 to 30 feet with a spread of 20 to 25 feet. Plant in open or along woodland edges and clearings. Clusters of small white flowers in late spring give way to bright glossy scarlet-orange fruits that persist into late winter. Attracts birds fall through winter. The best Hawthorne species for wildlife. Excellent by itself and can be used as a screen, border, hedges or block plantings.