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green alder (alnus viridis): twigs are red violet (sunny side) or olive brown (shady side), buds are slender, acute and sticking out
silver birch (betula pendula), buds slender, egg-shaped, sticking out, often with glossy secretions on the top
hornbeam (carpinus betulus), buds slightly bent, slender, egg-shaped or acute, cone-shaped, close-fitting to the twig
european hackberry (celtis australis), buds cone-shaped, bent, tight-fitted, apical bud strongly bent
scorpion senna (hippocrepis emerus), edged twig, buds round or cone-shaped, often 2, surrounded by a brown stipule
sea buckthorn (hippophae rhamnoides), globular bud and twig are covered in bronze-coloured star-shaped scales
walnut (juglans regia), apical bud far bigger than axillary buds, young twigs olive-green, cicatrices heart-shaped, with several tracks
bast-small-leaved lime (tilia platyphyllos), buds are oblong-egg-shaped, pointy and sticking out, bud scales inequally big
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