More often a bush than a tree, the Blackthorn is found is several parts of the wood, but the main location is the blackthorn copse lying between the NE part of Hut Glade and Rowbourne Brook, parallel to the Blue Trail.

Blackthorn in blossom during April

Scrubby blackthorn along Rowbourne Brook:

The leaves are quite different from Hawthorn:

and also the sloes are quite different from the Hawthorn berries.

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