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Hawthorn, heart-friendly symbol of love

Hawthorn: A Heart-friendly Symbol Of Love

Hawthorn, also known as thornapple, mayflower, mayblossom, and botanically referred to as cratageus mongyna, is a thorny, flowering shrub in the rose family. It is native to the Nothern Hemisphere, especially Europe but is now naturalized in most regions of the world. It flowers in May and June, bringing forth white, delicate flowers with five petals and pink stamens. Continue reading [...]