SS9146 : Luccombe oak (quercus hispanica)

taken 12 years ago, near to Allerford, Somerset, Great Britain

Luccombe oak (quercus hispanica)
Luccombe oak (quercus hispanica)
A cross between a turkey and a cork oak, this was named after a nurseryman who discovered it in the 1760s. He used the timber for his coffin, which he kept under his bed until his death at the age of 102!
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 May, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 29 May, 2008
Category
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 911 462 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.2820N 3:33.5519W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 911 461
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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