Prunus spinosa L. (Blackthorn)



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Prunus spinosa L. – (Blackthorn)

Perennial shrub of the Rose family -rosaceae- up to 2.5 m. Numerous stems of dark bark with young twigs pubescent. Leaves thooted. White flowers, generally coupled along the flowering branches. The fruit is a cherry black blueish. In hedges, steep slopes and non dry wood borders.

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