|Grid reference||ST 17639 77377|
|Common name||Tansy-leaved hawthorn|
|Origin||South West Asia|
|Height||7M June 2016|
|Girth||64cm @ 0.75M June 2016|
This tree is towards the south end of the Hawthorn group close to the canal tow path. No thorns were seen on the tree.
General tree description
Crataegus tanacetifolia is a small, usually thornless tree growing to around 10 metres. It has grey-brown, square cracked bark and grey, deeply-cut, downy leaves. In mid summer there are clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers, 2.5cm across. The fruits are yellowish haws ripening in autumn, 22mm in diameter and containing five pips.