English hawthorn


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Noun1.English hawthorn - European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruitsEnglish hawthorn - European hawthorn having deeply cleft leaves and bright red fruits; widely cultivated in many varieties and often grown as impenetrable hedges; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus, genus Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
2.English hawthorn - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berriesEnglish hawthorn - thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Crataegus, genus Crataegus - thorny shrubs and small trees: hawthorn; thorn; thorn apple
haw, hawthorn - a spring-flowering shrub or small tree of the genus Crataegus
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Native grasses and wildflowers are expected to replace the blackberry, wild cherry and English hawthorn. Native squirrels, woodpeckers and other animals stand to benefit from the revival of upland prairie and oak savannah in the project, she added.
Daffodils at the centre opened in mid January - a week earlier than last year - while English Hawthorn is now expected to flower by the end of February, more than eight weeks before it normally would.
Mr Taylor said: "English Hawthorn or 'May'- because it used to flower in May - has leafed out in Kew Gardens in the last week of January, two months or more ahead of when it normally would.