13. Shoot Hairy (you may need a hand lens or some magnification to see this) Go to 14

13. Shoot Smooth Go to 15

14. Shoot densely hairy, pale brown,stout to medium stout (ie not slender) Hazel (Corylus avellana)

14. Shoot green and red, not straight, in a zig-zag, medium stout Broad leafed Lime (Tilia platyphyllos)

14. Shoot dark brown, slender Downy Birch (Betula pubescens)

Hazel (Corylus avellana)                             Back to top

Broad leafed Lime (Tilia platyphyllos)           Back to top

Note the main part of the bud is smooth

Downy Birch (Betula pubescens)                   Back to top

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