Prunus spinosa (blackthorn or sloe).

1st April 2012:

Prunus spinosa (blackthorn or sloe).

5 Comments on “Prunus spinosa (blackthorn or sloe).

  1. This flower makes me smile. It’s the way the yellow pollen dots across the white petals in a rather chaotic way that tickles me.


    • The blackthorn is not a tree to be tickling yourself with, Dezra. I am glad the images make you smile. 🙂


      • True. The spines would make me cry. But I do love the blossom–unless the stamen is just as prickly as the spines, then I’ll just admire it from afar.


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