Salisbury Plain. Hawthorn Berries.
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Salisbury Plain. Hawthorn Berries.

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You can eat the red berries on the hawthorn but they are mainly used to make jellies or jams or, preferably, wine. However, as they are also used in the manufacture of herbal heart medicins, don't eat too many!

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