Crataegus spp. – Hawthorn

Hawthorn (Crataegus spp.) is a group of over 1,000 species of edible plants in the rosaceae family. Hawthorn is the oldest known medicinal herb, with use dating back to the first century BC. It could be a small shrub or tree.   Hawthorn has serrated, oval-shaped leaves which often have lobes. The branches have sharp […]