West Highland Flora

Guelder Rose


Viburnum opulus

 

Viburnum opulus

Photo Carl Farmer
14 Jun 2003 Knoydart
Inflorescence c 6.5 cm across at widest

Occasional in scrub, especially on limestone

Infloresence 5-10 cm across, outer flowers 15-20 mm

ID: A shrub with large sterile outer flowers and small fertile inner ones.

Other features: Leaves with 3-5 jagged lobes, also with 2 glands at top of stalk and about 2 pairs of short narrow "leaflets" at the base of the stalk.  Fruit a red berry.

 

Viburnum opulus

Photo Carl Farmer
(10 Jun 2002 Berwick-upon-Tweed)


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