Hawthorn Berries and trees are around the world in many varieties. Gaelic legend marks it as the entrance to the "Otherworld", R. Graves links it to the White Goddess calling it the whitethorn for its flowers. This is a wonderful berry to add to any Path or lore you draw upon.
Description: Hawthorn Berries is a large genus of shrubs and trees in the family Rosaceae, native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Europe,
Asia and North America. The name "hawthorn" was originally applied to the species native to northern Europe, especially the common hawthorn C. monogyna,
and the unmodified name is often so used in Britain and Ireland.
Botanical Name: Crataegus oxyacanthus
Common Names: Hawthorn, thornapple, May-tree, whitethorn, or hawberry
Medicinal Part: Berry, Leaf
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