photo from forest school

photo from forest school

Observation - photo from forest school. Description: Not sure what this tree is any help appreciated. It has flowers of a sort which look prickly but are actually very soft and kind of furry. Tree is a good 12 - 14ft tall in my school grounds. Before it flowered the buds reminded me closely of Birch smal

Not sure what this tree is any help appreciated. It has flowers of a sort which look prickly but are actually very soft and kind of furry. Tree is a good 12 - 14ft tall in my school grounds. Before it flowered the buds reminded me closely of Birch small and hints of red in colour.