Crataegus tanacetifolia - Tansy-leaved Thorn

Posted by 26.09. 2016 14:18:32 (1874 readers)

Synonyms: Mespilus tanacetifolia
Family: Rosaceae

Crataegus tanacetifolia, the tansy-leaved thorn, is a species of hawthorn. It is native to Turkey where it occurs on dry slopes or in rocky places, usually on calcareous rocks.

Crataegus tanacetifolia - Tansy-leaved Thorn

It is a deciduous tree that grows up to 10 metres in height and 8 metres in width. The fruit, is 10-14 mm or up to 25 mm in diameter, orange or rarely red in colour. It can be consumed fresh or cooked.
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