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English hawthorn   /ˈɪŋglɪʃ hˈɔθˌɔrn/   Listen
English hawthorn

noun
1.
European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits; widely cultivated in many varieties and often grown as impenetrable hedges; established as an escape in eastern North America.  Synonym: Crataegus monogyna.
2.
Thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America.  Synonyms: Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus oxycantha, may, whitethorn.






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"English hawthorn" Quotes from Famous Books



... oxyacantha. (ENGLISH HAWTHORN.) Leaves obovate, smooth, wedge-shaped at base, cut-lobed and toothed above. No glands. Flowers medium-sized, 1/2 in., single or double, white, rose, or pink-red, numerous in corymbs. In spring. Fruit coral-red, 1/3 in.; ripe in autumn. A small ...
— Trees of the Northern United States - Their Study, Description and Determination • Austin C. Apgar



Words linked to "English hawthorn" :   genus Crataegus, hawthorn, Crataegus, haw



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