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martin adler <kapib01 at commlink.zdv.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
>>>>On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Chris Monser wrote:
>>> Does anybody know how I can find out what the Scientific designation
>> (Genus species) for the Irish plant called "Blackthorn" or the
>> English "Whitethorn" (a.k.a. simply "Thorn")?
>>>using some of the German names I have in mind, I propose
>>"Blackthorn" is Prunus spinosa and
>"Whitethorn" is Crataegus monogyna and/or Crataegus laevigata
>>nobody here from the British Isles?
>>martin adler kapib01 at uni-tuebingen.de
You are correct sir!
according to "The Englishmans Flora"
Blackthorn is Prunus spinosa and
whitethorn is Crataegus monogyna