| Tracy Hawthorn, Mountain Hawthorn|
Tracy hawthorn is endemic to Texas and is the most common hawthorn in west Texas, where it occurs on acidic, igneous soils. In the eastern part of its range it is usually a shrub, but in the Davis Mountains, it can reach a height of 20 feet. It has spiny branches and scaly gray bark that becomes fissured and almost silver black.
Plant Habit or Use: large shrub small tree
Exposure: sun partial sun
Flower Color: white clusters
Blooming Period: spring
Fruit Characteristics: red pome
Height: to 15 ft.
Width: to 15 ft.
Plant Character: deciduous
Heat Tolerance: high
Water Requirements: low
Soil Requirements: acid adaptable