Black Hawthorn

Crataegus douglasii
  • Hul’qumi’num Name: metthun’ulp
  • Description: Small deciduous tree with beautiful white flowers, edible black berries, and thorns
  • Habitat: Moist, open sites with full sun.
  • Harvest: Black berries -called haws- are ready to harvest in late summer.
  • Edibility: The haws are good eaten raw or in jam. They also used for tea, which is excellent for heart health

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