Common hawthorn

Bush or shrub growing up to 10 meters high, common in European hedgerows and scrublands, from level ground to mid-mountain; the younger stems bear sharp thorns, approximately 1 centimeter long, and its fruit are small, red berry-like pomes.
This tree is valued for its importance to the local wildlife, especially to birds that find shelter and build their nest amid its thick foliage.

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