Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Lave net fishing and may blossom

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We are grateful to Martin Vickery, the compiler’s nephew, for the following.

Lave net fishermen catch salmon in estuaries, particularly the Severn in Wales and England.

The ‘may flower’ referred to is flowering hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna, often called may blossom.

Image:  flowering hawthorn, Moor Park, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, May 2023.

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