The Troll Hawthorn (= The Bistrup Hawthorn)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Troldtjørnen (= Bistruptjørnen)

Alternative Danish names:
Bistruptjørnen, Bistrup Tjørn - WDPA site ID 336594

English name:
Hawthorn

Latin name:
Crataegus sp.  

Locality:
Sjælland, Næstved Kommune
T-krydset mellem Bistrup-Saltø By og Bistrup-Fodby vejene. Bistruptjørnen.
55;13.822N+11;39.247E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.23037 11.65412    Guide

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, polycormic

Legends:
According to the legend it is dangerous to touch and even more so to fell Troldtjørnen (tree of misfortune).

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within a region

Web page:
http://protectedplanet.net/sites/336594

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (04-04-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (04-04-2008)