Catalan common name : Aranyó. Aranyoner. Arc negre. Escanyagats. Pruneller. Prunyoner.
Spanish common name : Arañón. Ciruelo silvestre. Endriño.
Province distribution : Balearic Islands.
Distribution in the islands : Mallorca. Minorca.
General distribution : Eurosiberian
Flowering time : February. March. April. May.
Life-forms : Macrophanerophyte. Nanophanerophyte.
Habitat : Torrents and humid soils.
Uses and properties : Edible or foodstuffs. Medicinal.
IUCN Category : Poco preocupante
Characteristics : The sloe bush or prunella is spiny and very well branched, characterized by its blackish branches, can be found in hedges and forest paths, flowers at the end of winter before the new leaf growth. The fruits, sloe berries or prunellas, are a very dark blue in colour.