Tree Trail Photos

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1. Indian Bean Tree (Catalpa bignonioides). Its presence on the edge of the NWC car park is a mystery; it is certainly not a specimen tree. A native of SE U.S.A. It flowers late summer. Introduced 1726. Attribution:Gill Hicks, Frogmore Gardens, geograph.org_.uk

 

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1A. Flowers of Indian Bean Tree – Rob Duffy

 

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2. False Acacia Robinia pseudoacacia. Introduced c. 1636. One of 2 specimens in CHP. Rob Duffy

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3. Hornbeam Carpinus betulus flowering with its distinctive catkins. Rob Duffy

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4a The Wych Elms probably Ulmus glabra ‘pendula’. Originated in 1816. One of two on the driveway.

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5. The Cappadocian maple Acer Cappadocicum. From Asia Minor, it suckers abundantly. Introduced 1836. Rob Duffy

Quercus Ilex

6. The Holm (Mediterranean/evergreen) Oak. Quercus llex. introduced late 1500s.

Liriodendron

7A Flower of the Tulip Tree (late June). Rob Duffy.

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7. The Tulip Tree. Llrlodendron tulipitera. Introduced c. 1650. One of three In CHP. It appears to rise from the base of the magnificent old beech tree felled in 2013-Rob Duffy

Quercus palustris

8. The Pin Oak Quercus palustris. Eastern U.S.A. Introduced early 1800’s. Rob Duffy.

Quercus casteinifolia

9. The Chestnut leaved Oak Quercus casteinifolia. Caspian Sea area. Introduced 1846. Probably the park’s most notable tree due to its rarity in collections.

Quercus coccinea

10. The Scarlet Oak (Quercus coccinea). From SE U.SA Introduced 1691. Rob Duffy.

Alnus cordata

11. The Italian Alders. Alnus cordata. Introduced 1820.

Quercus robur

12. One of only three specimens of native English (Pedunculate) Oak* in the Park Quercus robur. Lying along an old boundary which may go back to 1768 and the first maps of tfie area.’The majority of oaks in CHP are Quercus cerris (Turkey Oak) a non native and easily- spread by the Grey Squirrel. Rob Duffy.

 

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14. The Narrow leaved Ash Fraxinus angustifolia (aka Caucasian Ash). http://www.vdberk.co.uk/public/site/uploads/bomenboek/fra011l-1.jpg

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