The Virgin Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Jomfruegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Guldborgsund Kommune
Færgemark, (Guldborgland) Storskov. Jomfruegen.
54;52.209N+11;44.000E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.87015 11.73333    Guide

Data:
Height : 12 meter
Girth: 8,9 meter
Diameter: 2,83 meter
Crown: 18 meter

Maximum age:
825

Minimum age:
600

Status:
HISTORIC, dead, nothing left

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Danish Hunting and Forestry Museum: etching 74-4.

Comments:
Geographic position uncertain. Figures from 1850s, age based on Fig. 1, Holten 1998, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26. Jomfruegen died in 1910.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.nepenthes.dk/files/florogfauna08112006.pdf

Reference:
Thomsen, K. 2006
Selvplejende skovnatur - en naturrig skovforvaltning med gnav og uden sav
Flora og Fauna, volume 112, side 51-60

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (19-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (19-11-2008)

Images:
© Axel Schovelin   Click