Wild Privet in Winter

Wild Privet in Winter

Observation - Wild Privet in Winter. Description: Tangled, untidy shrubby growth, almost entirely bare of leaves, but the one or two remaining show the shape of the leaf to be longer, less oval than that of Garden Privet. Buds opposite, each pair at 90 degrees to the next pair (decussate), and the ter

Tangled, untidy shrubby growth, almost entirely bare of leaves, but the one or two remaining show the shape of the leaf to be longer, less oval than that of Garden Privet.

Buds opposite, each pair at 90 degrees to the next pair (decussate), and the terminal bud has another pair of lateral buds just below.