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Crataegus phaenopyrum



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Crataegus phaenopyrum
Washington hawthorn

Covered with numerous and extremely sharp 1-2" slender and slightly curved thorns, the slender stems exhibit a zig-zagging appearance and are reddish brown in the first year. The stems develop an onion-skin effect in the second year and gradually turn light gray in color as they age.

 
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