For ‘crab’ read ‘scrobb’ #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, July 2017

 

The ‘crab’ in Crab Apple derives from ‘scrobb,’ the Anglo-Saxon for ‘shrub’, says Stevens. (more…)

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Crab Apple #trees

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, May 2017

 

Malus sylvestris. (more…)

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Blossom time #trees

 

 

Trees. Crab Apple, April 2017

 

For CP. (more…)

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Fallen #plants

 

 

Plants, Crab Apple, October 2016

 

Crab Apple, Malus sylvestris. (more…)

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Crab Apple #plants

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, May 2016

 

Crab Apple, Malus sylvestris. (more…)

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From ‘scrobb’ to ‘crab’ #plants

 

 

Tree, Crab Apple, September 2015

 

The ‘crab’ in Crab Apple derives from ‘scrobb’, the Anglo-Saxon for shrub, suggests Stevens. (more…)

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Apple blossom time

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, April 2015

 

The first time I’ve seen this tree in flower, so I hope I’m right in thinking it’s a Crab Apple. (more…)

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Fruit of the Gribble or Bittersgall

 

 

Trees, Crab Apple, October 2013

 

Also known as Crab Apple, Malus sylvestris. (more…)

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