Many Broadleaf trees  have white flowers. Use this Key to identify these trees. Usually the flowers are only present for a few weeks  and some flower in spring before the leaves. Approximate flowering times are shown in brackets. Look at the size and shape of the flower and also whether it is single or in long spikes or tails or compact clusters. Some Flowering Cherries have white or pink flowers. Click on the buttons to get more information.

Horse Chestnut flowers in vertical candle

Many flowers in a narrow cluster which may be upright (Horse Chestnut and Cherry Laurel)  or hang down in a tail (False Acacia, Bird Cherry,  Manchurian Cherry).

Quince (May) one flower from one bud

Medlar (May) one flower from one bud

Wild Service Tree (May) flat cluster

Table Dogwood (May) flat cluster

Cherry Laurel (April/May)

False Acacia (Robinia) (May/June)

Indian Horse Chestnut (June)

Catalpa (Indian Bean Tree)(July)