White Flowers


Fifteen Broadleaf trees in this guide have white flowers. Use this option to identify these trees. Usually the flowers are only present for a few weeks  and some flower in spring before the leaves. Look at the size and shape of the flower and also whether it is single or in long tails or compact clusters. Some Flowering Cherries have white or pink flowers. 

Blackthorn flower

One flower from one bud

Cherry Plum (March)

Blackthorn (April)


Wild Cherry flowers

Many flowers from one bud

Wild Cherry, Pear, Crab Apple, Lime

Elderberry flowers

Many flowers in a flat cluster

Elder, Rowan, Whitebeam, Hawthorn

Horse Chestnut flowers

Many flowers in a narrow cluster

False Acacia, Horse Chestnut, Bird Cherry, Cherry Laurel, Manchurian Cherry