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Home » Uncategorized » Change of plans, so instead of chasing down some family history today we spent the day taking in some castles from the local area. we will revisit the family history next week after we are finished with a biology class I am attending nearby, were i will be staying several nights in heritage homes learning the local tree species.

Change of plans, so instead of chasing down some family history today we spent the day taking in some castles from the local area. we will revisit the family history next week after we are finished with a biology class I am attending nearby, were i will be staying several nights in heritage homes learning the local tree species.


4 Comments

  1. Benedict Viertelhausen says:

    So cool! Say hello to the trees in that area for me!

    I’m a big fan!

  2. Alanna Cooper says:

    Oh yeah and forgot to mention, as well as going to Framlingham Castle and Orford Castle, on the way back from Orford we saw a brown hare in a field! Got to love the early British summer.

  3. Alanna Cooper says:

    Here’s a list of all the trees Chris saw when he came along as a student on my ‘Trees and Tree Identification in Early Summer’ on 26-29 May 2017 at beautiful Flatford Mill:

    27 May 2017: Wolves Wood, Hadleigh, TM054439
    Hazel Corylus avellana
    Ash Fraxinus excelsior
    Field maple Acer campestre
    Crab apple Malus sylvestris
    Hornbeam Carpinus betulus
    Silver birch Betula pendula
    Dogwood Cornus sanguinea
    Aspen Populus tremula
    Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur

    27 May 2017: Flatford Mill Field Centre, north side of lake
    Dogwood Cornus sanguinea
    White willow Salix alba
    Crack-willow Salix fragilis
    Wild Cherry Prunus avium
    Blackthorn Prunus spinosa

    28 May 2017: Milsom’s, Stratford-St-Mary, TM043333
    Gingko Gingko biloba
    Wellingtonia (Giant redwood) Sequoiadendron giganteum
    Irish yew Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’
    Yew Taxus baccata
    Norway spruce Picea abies
    False-acacia Robinia pseudoacacia
    Horse chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum
    Holly Ilex aquifolium
    Elder Sambucus nigra
    Sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus
    Beech Fagus sylvatica
    Hornbeam Carpinus betulus
    Whitebeam Sorbus aria
    Unknown ?
    Purple sycamore Acer pseudoplatanus ‘Purpureum’
    Native black poplar Populus nigra ssp. betulifolia

    28 May 2017: Dedham churchyard, Dedham, TM057331
    Common lime Tilia platyphyllos x cordata = T. x europaea
    Small-leaved Lime Tilia cordata
    Lawson’s cypress Chamaecyparis lawsoniana
    European larch Larix decidua
    Holly Ilex aquifolium
    Irish yew Taxus baccata ‘Fastigiata’

    28 May 2017: Valley Farm, Flatford Mill Field Centre
    Downy birch (hairy birch) Betula pubescens
    Silver birch Betula pendula
    Cherry-plum Prunus cerasifera
    Chinese weeping willow Salix alba x babylonica = S. x sepulcralis
    Black mulberry Morus nigra
    Walnut Juglans regia
    Monterey pine Pinus radiata

    28 May 2017: Flatford Mill Field Centre, south side of lake
    Pedunculate oak Quercus robur
    London plane Platanus occidentalis x orientalis = P. x hispanica
    Red oak Quercus rubra
    Roble Nothofagus obliqua

    29 May 2017: Essex University campus and grounds of Wivenhoe House, TM031603
    Norway maple Acer platanoides
    Silver birch Betula pendula
    Scarlet oak Quercus coccinea
    Hybrid black poplar Populus nigra x deltoides = P. x canadensis
    Narrow-leaved Ash Fraxinus angustifolia ssp angustifolia
    Ash (2nd sighting) Fraxinus excelsior
    Cork Oak Quercus suber
    Chestnut Castanea sativa
    Deodar Cedrus deodara
    Blue Atlas Cedar Cedrus atlantica var. glauca
    Monkey puzzle Araucaria araucana
    Wellingtonia (Giant redwood) Sequoiadendron giganteum
    Hybrid larch Larix decidua x kaempferi = L. x marschlinsii
    Douglas fir Pseudotsuga menziesii
    Japanese Chestnut oak Quercus acutissima
    Medlar Mespilus germanica
    Bhutan pine Pinus wallichiana
    Common rowan Sorbus acucuparia
    Beech Fagus sylvatica
    Large-leaved Lime Tilia platyphyllos
    Service tree of Fontainebleau Sorbus latifolia
    Cedar-of-Lebanon Cedrus libani
    Red oak Quercus rubra
    Swamp cypress Taxodium distichum
    Pedunculate oak Quercus robur
    Cider gum Eucalyptus gunnii
    Hybrid larch Larix decidua x kaempferi = L. x marschlinsii
    Turkey oak Quercus cerris

    Alanna Cooper

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