Image Number: 5170017

A very strange, unexplained stem!! Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England, UK. Not the result of a super long tree shelter! Root collar instability and total loss of apical dominance in early years may explain it? The crown was a stunted "lollipop" shape.
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United Kingdom


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subject: Quercus robur L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Image last updated:
Friday, February 16, 2007