Hawthorn

Hawthorn

Observation - Hawthorn - UK and Ireland. Description: About 2m tall, very long, sharp spines on trunk, which is very rough and narrow,and branches. Grew up in place of a rose bush that died over last 3 years. Have heard it called a spiny ash. Any ideas?

About 2m tall, very long, sharp spines on trunk, which is very rough and narrow,and branches. Grew up in place of a rose bush that died over last 3 years. Have heard it called a spiny ash. Any ideas?