|Grid reference||ST17606 77357|
|Common name||Small-flowered black hawthorn|
|Origin||South east Europe|
|Missing old tag||359|
|Height||4M October 2016|
This small tree is located in the southerly section of the Hawthorn group, beside the foot path. Its trunk was inaccessible due to ivy. Thorns were sparse and about 3cm long.
The following table gives the approximate physical measurements of examined haws together with the number of pips found within them.
|Diameter mm||Length mm||No. of pips|
The length of fruit did not include the peduncle.
General tree description
Crataegus pentagyna is a small tree, up to around 6 metres tall. It has small white flowers in spring, and in autumn small purple-black haws with four or five pips.