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Observed: 21st May 2011 By: Wild RoseWild Rose’s reputation in PlantsWild Rose’s reputation in Plants
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Species with which Alder Buckthorn (Frangula alnus) interacts

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lavateraguy's picture

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I think there are too few secondary veins in the leaf for Sorbus aria. It might be one of the other whitebeams, but I'd suggest an apple (Malus).

hfraser02026's picture

I think you're right about

I think you're right about the veining but it's not an apple...

lavateraguy's picture

The other identification as ,,,

... Frangula alnus could well be right. (I usually need flowers or fruit to help me identify that species.)

But I expect a smoother appearing leaf from Frangula alnus.

hfraser02026's picture

The leaves look too soft and

The leaves look too soft and thick to me for Frangula alnus. They also seem to lack the waxy surface, but perhaps this is only a feature of mature leaves?