Gardens, parkland, scrub, woodland.
Deciduous tree. The oval and hairless, pointed leaves have serrated margins. Bird Cherry can be distinguished from Wild Cherry by the fine, sharp serrations on its leaf margins and the 2 nectar glands situated on the leaf stalks at the bases of the leaves.
Black Dogwood, Common Bird Cherry, Eggberry, European Bird Cherry, Hackberry, Hagberry, Heckberry, Hedgeberry, Hog Cherry, Mayday tree.