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Early flowering blackthorn?

Observed: 15th March 2012 By: bumble
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Collection of small 5 petalled white flowers on bare, thorny twigs and branches. Confirmation of identification neeeded for addding to 'Nature's Calendar'

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa) interacts


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Is Nature's Calendar

an OU. project??

Hazel Trevan

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Woodland Trust

No, it's a Woodland Trust project all about phenology http://www.naturescalendar.org.uk/

Sarah West
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber