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Sessile oak 'Chêne Emery' in the Forêt de Bercé, Jupilles, France


Image by Jeroen Philippona



Sisley, at 2012-05-01 18:02:24, said:
Beautiful pictures and measurement !!

Today we knows the really height of this oaks trees from Bercé.

In the past I have read a measure of 49,4 for the tallest but it's not so remote in terms of height.

It's true that 1 m is 1 m and for this records trees, I would them see in the future for compare to current data.

Currently studies have shown that trees grow in height much greater than before. This would be of greater concentration of CO2 into the


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In France are a lot of old regular dense grove, they was before maintened by the forest Service under the governance of Colbert for product very long trunk without branches for marine timber construction.

I know that the annual growth of the ring of Tronçais oaks is between 1,6 and 1,8 mm and this for all the phase of growth.The trunks are very regular and concentric to the diameter of the base to the first branches. ( "The friends of the forest of Tronçais - A tour in Tronçais in 40 remarkable trees; 2010)

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Location: Forêt de Bercé, Jupilles

Specimen: sessile oak
(Quercus petraea) "8221"

Tree species: sessile oak
(Quercus petraea)

47.794043, 0.370317
N47 47.64258 E0 22.21902
47° 47' 38.6" N, 0° 22' 13.1" E

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Name of the tree: Chêne Emery

Photographer: Jeroen Philippona
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