Welcome To Stockport's Trees & Shrubs

catkin or ament is a slim, cylindrical flower cluster with inconspicuous or no petals, usually wind-pollinated but sometimes insect-pollinated. Thanks to Caroline Roberts for this photo taken at Chadkirk Country Estate.

Guelder Rose
(Viburnum opulus)

 Guelder-rose is a species of flowering plant in the family Adoxaceae (formerly Caprifoliaceae) native to Europe, northern Africa and central Asia. Thanks to Josie Harrop for this picture.

commonly known as the snowberrywaxberry, or ghostberry. this was taken by Josie Harrop.

Skimmia japonica
Skimmia japonica, the Japanese skimmia, is a species of flowering plant in the family Rutaceae, native to Japan, China and south east Asia. Thanks again to Josie Harrop for this photo.

Thanks to Josie Harrop for this fine specimen.

Syringa vulgaris

Syringa vulgaris (lilac or common lilac) is a species of flowering plant in the olive family Oleaceae, native to the Balkan Peninsula, where it grows on rocky hills) Thanks to John Anthony Mulvey for the photo.

Copper Beech Tree
Fagus sylvatica, the European beech or common beech, is a deciduous tree belonging to the beech family Fagaceae. Credit goes to Fran Brewin for the photo taken at Heaton Mersey Common.

Robinia pseudoacacia
Robinia pseudoacacia, commonly known in its native territory as black locust, is a medium-sized deciduous tree. Thanks to Monica Todman for this photo.

Rhododendron is a genus of 1,024 species of woody plants in the heath family (Ericaceae), either evergreen or deciduous. Thanks to Margaret Grimsditch for this Bramhall Park specimen.

Weigela is a genus of between six and 38 species of deciduous shrubs in the family Caprifoliaceae. Thanks to Sheila Gibbons for this lovely photo captured at Edgeley Park.

Sambucus is a genus of flowering plants in the family Adoxaceae. The various species are commonly called elder or elderberry. Thanks to Sheila Gibbons for the photo.

Rosa Canina
Rosa canina, commonly known as the dog rose, is a variable climbing, wild rose species native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. Thanks again to Sheila Gibbons for the photo.

Vinca (Periwinkle)
Vinca is a genus of flowering plants in the family Apocynaceae. Thanks to Sheila Gibbons for this from Alexandra park.