Name: Wild Service
Scientific name: Sorbus torminalis
Category: Trees and bushes
Nature Stars: 60
About: A large tree of ancient woodlands, particularly on heavy clay soils.
How to identify: Recognised by the jagged palmate leaves with white flowers and small apple-like fruit.
Fantastic fact: Also known as Chequers Tree, which gave its name to many pubs and to the country residence of the British Prime Minister.
Photograph credit: Philip Precey