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2. Crataegus monogyna Jacquin, Fl. Austriac. 3: 50, plate 292, fig. 1. 1775.

English hawthorn, one-seeded hawthorn, aub├ępine monogyne

Varieties 2 (1 in the flora): introduced; Europe, w Asia, n Africa; introduced also in South America, s Africa, Pacific Islands, Australia.

Crataegus monogyna was introduced early to North America to be used for agricultural hedges, a practice now discontinued on this continent.

Cultivar 'Crimson Cloud,' often under an incorrect species name, is widely cultivated as an ornamental.

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