Hawthorn blossomHawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) is not only important for its fruit and lovely because of its flowers, it provides animals with food and shelter all year round. Many species of animals, from bugs to birds, are associated with this shrub. It is one of the most important plants for the wildlife garden.
Technical Information: Photographed with a Minolta Dimage Z1.|
Copyright Richard Burkmar 2004. Permission is hereby granted for anyone to use this image for non-commercial purposes which are of benefit to the natural environment. School pupils, students, teachers and educators are invited to use and reproduce the image freely. The photographer should be credited where practicable. Use for commercial purposes is prohibited unless permission is obtained from the copyright holder.|
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