Deciduous shrub or tree. Shiny, deep 3-lobed leaves, up to 6cm in length. Thorny twigs. The leaves are more shallowly lobed than those of the much more frequently seen Common Hawthorn. The leaves of Midland Hawthorn are also much shinier. Common in England but less frequent in the west and far north. Fairly unusual elsewhere in the British Isles.
Albespyne, Bird Eagles, English Hawthorn, May, Mayflower, Quickset Thorn, Quickthorn, Smooth Hawthorn, Whitethorn, Woodland Hawthorn.