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Wild Privet (Ligustrum vulgare)


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Semi-evergreen shrub with long dark green leaves in opposite pairs (Garden Private has more oval leaves). The flowers have white corollas with four lobes (4-5mm across)and two stamens projecting from the tube. The fruits are black shiny berries. It flowers June to July in hedgerows scrub and grasslands. Picture taken 28th June 2009 at Felmersham, Bedfordshire

23rd Aug 2009 by Diane Earl

Biology, Science

Key Stages:
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

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