The Contorted Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Snoegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Frederikssund Kommune
Jægerspris Nordskov, mellem Øllemosevej og Skørholmsvej. Snoegen.
55;54.270N+12;00.006E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.90450 12.00010    Guide

Data:
Girth: 7,8 meter
Diameter: 2,48 meter

Maximum age:
650

Minimum age:
480

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Comments:
Figures from the 1850s, age based on Fig. 1, Holten 1998, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26.

Value:
Notable within the country

Reference:
Vaupell, C. 1863
De Danske Skove, side 309pp, P.G. Philipsen Forlag. København.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (20-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (20-11-2008)

Images:
© Ingeborg Frederiksen   Click