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Wild Privet

A common shrub of hedgerows in areas where the soil is chalky.



Common Name Wild Privet
Scientific Name Ligustrum vulgare
Species Group Hedgerow Shrubs
Interest Level
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Identification Notes
Primary Habitat
Family Olive family - Oleaceae
Status Frequent
Flower Colour Group White
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
Preferred Environment
Look for Hedgerow shrub with small spikes of creamy white flowers
Additional Identification Notes
Similar Species

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Hedgerow Shrubs