Irish Blackthorn

Dr. S.J. Wainwright sjw at
Tue Apr 2 19:50:29 EST 1996

In article <315864D7.4B5F at>, Chris Monser
<chris at> writes
>Does anybody know how I can find out what the Scientific designation
>(Genus species) for the Irish plant called "Blackthorn" or the
>English "Whitethorn" (a.k.a. simply "Thorn")?

The Blackthorn's Latin name is: Prunus spinosa
Whitethorn has got me beat, however, the Whitebeam is: Sorbus aria
Dr. S.J. Wainwright

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