9. Buds Hairy Go to 10

9. Buds Not Hairy Go to 13

 

Hairy Bud

Smooth Bud

10. Shoots hairy (you may need a hand lens or some magnification to see this) Go to 11

10. Shoots smooth Go to 12

11. Shoot and Buds dark red-brown Elms (Ulmus spp.)

11. Bud hairy at base only Grey Poplar (Populus canescens)

11. Shoots with white wool when young, bud orange brown White Poplar (Populus alba)

 

Elms (Ulmus spp.)                              

 

12. Bud purple grey, shoot stout Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)

12. Bud dark brown, shoot slender Whitebeam (Sorbus aria)

 
Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia)                               

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