Scientific name: Sorbus aucuparia
Category: Trees and bushes
Nature Stars: 40
About: A small tree of mountains, heathland and woodland edges, as well as frequently planted in towns and gardens.
How to identify: Recognised by the Ash-like leaves with toothed edges and the masses of red berries during the autumn and winter.
Fantastic fact: Also known as Mountain Ash, because of the shape of the leaves being similar to Ash.
Photograph credit: Philip Precey