Oleaceae . . . . . Olive family


Choose from:


Forsythia . . . . Forsythia


Forsythia x intermedia . . . . . Forsythia

Relic of gardens

Fraxinus . . . . Ash


Fraxinus excelsior . . . . Ash

Common in woods and hedgerows exc. very N Sc

Fraxinus ornus . . . . Manna Ash

Widely planted

Jasminum . . . . Jasmines


Jasminum nudiflorum . . . . . Winter Jasmine

Naturalised on walls and marginal ground

Ligustrum . . . Privet


Ligustrum ovalifolium . . . . Garden Privet

Widely planted as hedge

Twigs:

Ligustrum vulgare . . . . Wild Privet

Narrower leaves than garden privet; hedgerows and scrub on base-rich soils