Thorny Tree

« Back to Name that Plant

Date Photo Taken: July,2011
Location: MD
Posted By: LawnRanger28


This volunteer tree is growing in a pine island and has inch long thorns. It might be an apple or pear, but with thorns?


  1. Kirk Unregistered says:

    I am guessing flowering quince.

    August 5th, 2011 at 4:40 pm
  2. LawnRanger28 Registered says:

    Thank you, Kirk.

    August 9th, 2011 at 7:54 am
  3. Bobby Unregistered says:

    Are the leaves serrated on this plant?

    August 9th, 2011 at 10:35 am
  4. LawnRanger28 Registered says:

    Yes. There are slight serrations on the leaves.

    August 12th, 2011 at 7:57 am
  5. joy Unregistered says:

    maybe a wild bradford pear. very invasive.

    August 15th, 2011 at 9:59 am
  6. LawnRanger28 Registered says:

    Makes perfect sense, joy. Definition of a weed: a plant in the wrong place!

    Thank you.

    August 16th, 2011 at 2:06 pm

Leave a Reply