Dried roots, leaves or fruits of the hawthorn plant Crataegus pinnatifida Bge. Hawthorn in the family Rosaceae. Deciduous tree, up to 6 meters tall, blooms from May to June, fruit from September to October. Stone fruit fruit, hard core, thin flesh, slightly sour taste. Hawthorn trees are slightly shade-tolerant. Hardy, dry-resistant, developed root system, produced in most parts of northern China, fruit can be eaten raw or made into jam fruit cake.