Flowers: May-June; clusters of greenish-white flowers
Fruits: Distinctive bright pink 4-lobed capsule
Twigs & bark: Twigs green especially when young, 4 angled; bark grey/brown, ridged when mature
Hedgerows, rocky ground, scrub, mainly on lime-rich soils
Occasional, locally frequent
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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Traditionally used to make spindles