''Crataegus laevigata'', known as the midland hawthorn, English hawthorn, woodland hawthorn or mayflower, is a species of hawthorn native to western and central Europe, from Great Britain and Spain east to the Czech Republic and Hungary. The species name is sometimes spelled ''C. levigata'', but the original orthography is ''C. lævigata''.
It is a large shrub or small tree growing to 8 m tall, with a dense crown. The leaves are 2–6 cm long and 2–5 cm broad, with 2–3 shallow,.. more