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14/06/2014 at 13:32

I have an unidentified shrub/tree - can anyone help?  It has brilliant yellow autumn colour, and at this time of year inconsequential tiny white flowers that the bees love.  Probably more a small tree than a shrub


14/06/2014 at 13:47

Is it a Wayfaring Tree - Viburnum lantana? 

Are the leaves downy underneath?

14/06/2014 at 13:59

Will go check - once the heavens have finished opening

14/06/2014 at 14:03

No, not wayfaring tree, I know those well.

and this one is very familiar and I'm sure it will come to me

14/06/2014 at 14:05

total guess. Styrax japonica?

14/06/2014 at 18:24

could it be Cotoneaster Frigidus ?

sorry not sure of spelling.

14/06/2014 at 18:46

no, it's not any of the cotoneasters

14/06/2014 at 18:46

It it's decidous might it be a sophora?  Bet it isn't

14/06/2014 at 19:10

Its definitely deciduous - will google sophora

14/06/2014 at 19:11

What sort of berries does it produce?


14/06/2014 at 19:14

No - the first picture i posted shows the flowers in their full glory ( i said they were inconspicuous!!).

it could well be something that has seeded there rather than been planted.

14/06/2014 at 19:15

Tiny green berries that don't come to much.  Not selling it well am I.  However, it is worth keeping for its autumn colour and the fact it is a bee magnet

14/06/2014 at 19:49

any scent?

14/06/2014 at 19:51

I wonder if it is one of the Sorbus family...looks like my whitebeam but I think the leaves are not quite the same...

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