Crataegus monogyna Flexuosa (syn. Tortuosa) Rosaceae
Contorted Singleseed Hawthorn, Common Hawthorn or English Hawthorn kra-TEE-gus mon-o-JI-na
- Deciduous tree/shrub, slow growing, twisted, corkscrew-like branches. Flowers white, single.
- Hardy to USDA Zone 4 Apparently introduced into commerce before 1838.
- Flexuosa: full of turns, winding, tortuous, a reference to its branches.