TITLE

THE MAJOR OAK, SHERWOOD FOREST, ENGLAND

AUTHOR(S)
Palmer, John
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
International Oaks;Spring2003, Issue 14, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Major Oak which is found in Sherwood Forest, England. The tree weighs approximately 23 tons and has been growing for approximately 1,000 years in Sherwood Forest. The features of the oak are given including the stigmas in its flowers, the male catkins, and the months when the leaves begin to grow. Theories as to what caused the tree to grow into its size and shape as of 2003 are discussed.
ACCESSION #
49139889

 

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