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Hawthorn
Rosaceae
Crataegus monogyna


gardengeek
gardengeek
Flower Petal # 5
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Shrub





Rosaceae Family

Crataegus Genus
Other Names for this Plant

May, Mayblossom, Maythorn, Quickthorn, Whitethorn, Motherdie, Haw.


Location

Utah.

Physical Description
A dense shrub. The flower is a classic Rose Family flower, a hemaphrodite with five white petals and many anthers in the center. The leaf is mirrored bi-symmetrically, with 5-7 rounded lobes. The berry is a pome and has one seed and is shaped like a long acorn or olive.




Hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna - YouTube.com

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Rosaceae
Rosales
Rosales
Order of Roses
NOX Clad
Nitrogen Bean Clad
Oxid-Faba
Fabidae
Bean-Like Class
Eurosids
Real Rose Class
Rosids
Rosids
Rose-Like Class
Core Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Main, Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Eudicots
Eudicots
Real, Two First-Leaves (Dicots)
Mesangiospermae
Mesangiospermae
Half Capsule Seed Division
Magnoliophyta
Magnoliophyta
Magnolia Division
Spermatophytes
Spermatophytes
Seed Plants
Euphyllophytina
Real Land Plants
Polysporangiates
Multiple Spore Sub-Kingdom
Stomatophytes
Stomatophytes
Air Pores Sub-Kingdom
Embryophytes
Embryophytes
Multicellular Land Plants
Streptobionta
Streptobionta
Multicellular Plants
Plantae
Plantae
Plants
Eukaryota
Eukaryota
Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

Parts used medicinally are usually twigs with both leaves and flowers, or alternatively the fruit. These are said to help blood flow.

High BTU output for fires.
Berries can be made into jelly, and into wines and liquors .

Common hybrid is Crataegus x media (Crataegus monogyna x Crataegus laevigata)
One specimen located in Norfolk, U.K. is said to have been planted in the 1300s making it over 700 years old.



Unknown Red Rose Berry
Unknown Red Rose Berry - October 12, 2009



Unknown Red Rose Berry
Unknown Red Rose Berry - October 12, 2009

Comment: Hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna

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gardengeek
gardengeek
November 17, 2010
Thanks Marie, I think you nailed it!

Marie

UK November 17, 2010
This is a Hawthorn. Crataegus monogyna

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