English oak, Quercus robur  (Fagales: Fagaceae) - 5170017

English oak
Quercus robur L.

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Description: 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.
Image type: Field
Image location: United Kingdom

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Name: Francis Gwyn Jones
Country: United Kingdom

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, February 14, 2007
Image Information last updated on Friday, February 16, 2007