Summary Edit

Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), also known as sloe, is a species of flowering plant in the rose family Rosaceae. It is native to Europe, western Asia, and locally in northwest Africa. It is also locally naturalised in New Zealand, Tasmania and eastern North America.

Appearance Edit

A blackthorn somewhat looks like a Blueberry.

Flower Edit

Blackthorn flowers are white-coloured and have very big stamens and pistils which stick out of the flower petals.


Blackthorns on their tree.

Blackthorn Flower

A fully developed blackthorn flower