The Douglas Hawthorn is a delightful small tree from western creek banks and north slopes. The fruit is relished by birds, the foliage admired by the people. Ours has had flame orange foliage in fall. It is a good border plant between you and a bad neighbor, as the stems have thorns for protection from herbivores.
Crataegus douglasii tolerates seasonal flooding.
Crataegus douglasii is great for a bird garden.
Foliage of Crataegus douglasii turns a different color in the fall and is deciduous.
Flower of Crataegus douglasii has color white.
Fruit of Crataegus douglasii is edible.
Communities for Crataegus douglasii:Mixed-evergreen Forest, Northern Oak Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest and Central Oak Woodland.