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2-6 m tall deciduous shrub or small tree. Characterized by opposite leaf position, the individual leaflets are deeply lobed with 3-5 lobes. The flowers are white, five-petaled, they are produced in corymbs of 5-25 together and they are unpleasantly fragrant. The flourishing ends very quickly (within days). The haw is a small, about 1 cm long spherical red fruit with a black bottom containing a single seed.
- Common hawthorn
- Single-seeded hawthorn