A trinity of symbols for Easter. The palm, the crown of thorns and the Judas tree.

The old English name of Palm for the Goat Willow stems back to the middle ages when Goat Willow was gathered at Easter and strewn about in churches
My mother always referred to Goat Willow as Palm.

Palm, Goat Willow.


The Crown of Thorns.



Elder.  The Judas Tree.
The tree that Judas was supposed to have hung himself upon.





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