Image Number: 5169094

View of old,walled field system. Braich Melyn, Bethesda, N. Wales, UK. Silver birch and Bracken slowly taking over as grazing pressure is reduced on this marginal ground. In time, if grazing was stopped, this view would naturally be dominated by a cyclical dominance of birch and oak.
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United Kingdom


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Betulaceae
Genus: Betula
Subject: Betula pendula Roth
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Image last updated:
Thursday, February 15, 2007