Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C.K.Schneid.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Maclura pomifera (Raf.) C.K.Schneid.

  • Description

    Species Description - Tree to 20 m; lvs lance-ovate, 6–12 cm, acuminate, petiolate; thorns stout, 1–2 cm; fr yellowish-green, 6–12 cm thick, the surface convoluted. Rich, moist soil; Ark., Okla., and Tex., occasionally adventive or persistent after cult. with us. May, June. (Toxylon p.)