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Hybrid Cockspurthorn Crataegus x lavallei (Rosaceae) HEIGHT to 12m. A dense, domed to spreading tree. BARK Grey and scaly. BRANCHES Level, with twigs growing thickly on the upper side, a feature that makes winter recognition easy. LEAVES Narrow and glossy green, turning dark red late in the autumn. REPRODUCTIVE PARTS Flowers are white and borne in clusters; fruits are dull red, to 18mm long. STATUS AND DISTRIBUTION A common tree in town gardens and on roadsides.
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