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Oak

Quercus genus

Description:

Located with others alongside a Hawthorn Hedge in Shropshire Produces Acorns in the Autumn(fall) The Oak wood is known for its great strength and hardness with a density of 0.75g/cm3 Quite resistant to disease and fungal attack due to its high tannin content Pic#2 shows the fresh Spring leaf

Habitat:

Spread throughout the UK, the larger ones taking hundreds of years to grow. The Oak is the national tree of Britain and the Oak leaf is the National trust emblem

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Micolo
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Micolo

England, United Kingdom

Spotted on May 28, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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