Widespread in the lowlands, the east, and valleys of the Pennine fringe.
Woodland, scrub, hedgerows, banks of streams & ponds.
Typical of damp/heavy neutral or calcareous soils: tolerates a broader range.
An attractive shrub bearing conspicuous flowers and berries. Suitable for planting as a woodland fringe or hedgerow species, particularly in lowland & valley situations and on damper sites.
Existing populations are wild. Dispersed widely in the droppings of birds. Use plants of local provenance or FC seed zones 302 & 204.
The related Wayfaring Tree (Viburnum lantana) is not considered to be a county native.
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