name botanical:Crataegus canadensis
family:Rose family (Rosaceae)
height:up to 7 m (30 ft)
The leaf of the hawthorn is ovate lobed (3-lobed), the two lower lobes are much smaller than the terminal lobe. The leaf margin is serrated and the leaves are alternate.
flowering:May - June
The flowers of the hawthorn are white and stand up together in clusters. The flower has five petals.
gender distribution:monoecious / hermaphrodite
The fruit is apple-like, but only 1-2 cm (0.4 - 0.8 in) big.
The trunk and branches are covered with thorns. The thorns are conspicuously long. The buds are small and roundish.
bark:The bark is brown and with long thorns.
ph value:acidic to alkaline
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