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Spike Thorn

Shrub or small tree, usually with somewhat drooping branches, armed with long straight thorns, with or without leaves. The small white flowers have an unpleasant smell.

Gymnosporia buxifolia has cream colored flowers
Latin Name: 
Gymnosporia buxifolia
Family Name: 
Celastraceae
Place of Origin: 
E. & S. Africa
Bloom Time: 
May
Jun
Jul
Garden Location: 
Yarrow Trail