• Photo taken Locality: Greece, Crete, Rethymno, Nida plateau
  • Photo taken by:
    Avramakis, M.
  • Photo taken date:
    March 2013
Common Ηawthorn
Maquis ecosystem
Timberline ecosystem

Photo of the Common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna, with fruits, from Crete Greece. It is a rather small tree, that forms small stands. In Crete it grows in rocky places and field margins, up to 1,500 m. Its small fruits are edible.