Blackthorn / Sloe

Blackthorn / Sloe

Observation - Blackthorn / Sloe - UK and Ireland. Description: Shrub to small tree in size. Thorns. The fruits are about the size of grapes and blue/black (I think they are sloes and therefore very tart but edible - if mixed with gin! Perhaps someone may be able to confirm my identification?

Shrub to small tree in size. Thorns. The fruits are about the size of grapes and blue/black (I think they are sloes and therefore very tart but edible - if mixed with gin! Perhaps someone may be able to confirm my identification?