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Common Hawthorn

Crataegus monogyna


Small tree or large bush between 5-15m Produces Haws as fruit and these flowers emerging in May Provides food for larvae of Lepidoptera. Important habitat for Birds to shelter and nest particularly thrushes and Wax Wings who eat the haws and deposit the seeds in their droppings Widely used as Hedgerows

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England, United Kingdom

Spotted on Jun 1, 2013
Submitted on Jun 1, 2013

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